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Hands Off Assata: Cuba Says “Nah” To Returning Assata Shakur

Assata Shakur is a heroine to many as a fighter for black rights, but a villain to others who think she hides her crimes behind revolutionary rhetoric. Cuba, having…

A Look Back At Black Panther Women Amid The Party’s 50th Anniversary

The Black Panther Party (BPP) turned 50 this year and it seemed that everywhere you looked there was a celebration, event, exhibit or new book. Founded in Oakland…

New Jersey Officials Want To Halt Travel To Cuba Until Assata Shakur Is Returned

The State Troopers Fraternal Organization of New Jersey aims to stop flights to Cuba until Assata Shakur is returned home. Shakur was a member of the Black Panther Party…

Common Cancelled As Graduation Speaker Over Assata Shakur Song

The day following the announcement (Mar. 31) that Academy Award-winning rapper Common would speak at New Jersey’s Kean University’s commencement ceremony, the university…

Despite Warming Relations, Cuba Will Not Hand Over Assata Shakur

Despite the fact that America and Cuba have now given each other a pound and let bygones be bygones, Cuba has no plans of extraditing Assata Shakur. In 1979, Jamaica…

Black History Month: 10 Outrageous Black Rebels From History

Over the course of American history, there have been many inspirational and irreplaceable voices who have spoken to the hearts and minds of book aficionados. They are…