Tuesday, January 20, 2009
Another Chicago-based African American activist, who didn't live to see this day, emphasizes the importance of political education. Had Richard Daley's death squads -- err, the Chicago Police Department, not assassinated Fred Hampton in his bed, one wonders how he would assess President Obama. Anything's possible, but note what Hampton says toward the end of the clip, especially the last words uttered. Remind you of anyone?