Assata: In her own words

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 Petitioning President Barack Obama President Barack Obama: Remove Assata Shakur from the FBI’s “Most Wanted Terrorists” List https://www.change.org/petitions/president-barack-obama-remove-assata-shakur-from-the-fbi-s-most-wanted-terrorists-list Petitioning President Barack Obama
President Barack Obama: Remove Assata Shakur from the FBI’s “Most Wanted Terrorists” List
https://www.change.org/petitions/president-barack-obama-remove-assata-shakur-from-the-fbi-s-most-wanted-terrorists-list

Assata: In her own words

My name is Assata (“she who struggles”) Shakur (“the thankful one”), and I am a 20th century escaped slave. Because of government persecution, I was left with no other choice than to flee from the political repression, racism and violence that dominate the US government’s policy towards people of color. I am an ex political prisoner, and I have been living in exile in Cuba since 1984. I have been a political activist most of my life, and although the U.S. government has done everything in its power to criminalize me, I am not a criminal, nor have I ever been one. In the 1960s, I participated in various struggles: the black liberation movement, the student rights movement, and the movement to end the war in Vietnam…

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