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Fred Hampton childhood home gets historical landmark status

The Illinois childhood home of Fred Hampton, an iconic Black Panther Party leader who was shot and killed during a 1969 police raid of his Chicago apartment, has been designated a historical landmark. In a news release, organizers of the Save The Hampton House initiative, led by Hampton’s son and...
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Childhood home of Fred Hampton landmarked

Last week, the nearby suburb of Maywood made national news when its village board voted unanimously to grant the childhood home of slain Black Panther Party Chairman Fred Hampton local historic landmark status. Oak Park will play a supporting role in Maywood’s ongoing effort to promote the newly landmarked site.
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House of Black Panther Party leader Fred Hampton now a historical landmark

CHICAGO (CBS) -- It has long been a part of history, but now it's official.The home of Illinois Black Panther Party leader Fred Hampton is a landmark. Hampton's childhood home is in west suburban Maywood.The village voted Tuesday to designate it a historical landmark. The home is being renovated. It will be transformed into a place where the works of the Black Panther Party can be displayed. The campaign to make the Hampton house a landmark gained steam by the recent movie about his life "Judas and the Black Messiah." Fred Hampton and fellow Black Panther Mark Clark were were killed by police in December of 1969. 
CHICAGO, IL
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