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Page 1. Assata (Shakur),. An. Autobiography. Digitalized by. RevSocialist for. SocialistStories. Page 2. Page 3. Page 4. Page 5. Page 6. Page 7. Page 8. Page 9. Author, Assata Shakur. Country, United States, Cuba. Language, English Assata: An Autobiography is a autobiographical book by Assata Shakur. Assata Olugbala Shakur is a former member of the Black Liberation Army, who was convicted of the first-degree murder.

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Gagliardi denied a postponement, and the Second Circuit denied Shakur’s petition for mandamus. Feb 18, Alysia rated it really liked it Shelves: I loved how Assata spoke of her personal life and makes the reader understand why she feels the way she does about humanity.

While she spent some time trying to be a grown-up on the streets of NYC when she was just an adolescent, she ultimately went to college and discovered political movements fighting for Black liberation. For years after Shakur’s escape, the movements, activities and phone calls of her friends and relatives—including her daughter walking to school in upper Manhattan—were monitored by investigators in an attempt to ascertain her whereabouts.

There is plenty of government and police corruption to back up her claims, but don’t look for all the gory details here. This was a wonderful read.

For more information, do your own extensive research, bearing in mind that America is still very racist, bigoted, and micro-aggressive; therefore, not all sources are trustworthy. But I saw you yesterday, standing with your hands in your pockets waiting for the real deal to go down.


Two years after her conviction, Assata Shakur escaped from prison. Edgar Hoover’s campaign to defame, infiltrate, and criminalize Black nationalist organizations and their leaders, Shakur was incarcerated for four years prior to her conviction on flimsy evidence in as an accomplice to murder.

Assata Shakur is alive.

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The short version of her story is that she was a former Black Panther and BLA member, convicted of murdering a New Jersey state trooper under highly dubious circumstances. They certainly aren’t planning to put white people autobiographj them. The recording was released in response to the New Jersey Turnpike Shooting.

It’s the only way that makes sense to me, as what I love about Shakur is her constant promotion of love, of communication, of a fundamental “emotional” grounding of sociopolitical thought that is the antithesis of the ever abusive and ever splintering patriarchy.

A mix of simple and intellectual English gives the book an atmosphere of both sophistication and emotion that can be chilling.

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Some readers may think, well it’s just her side of the story, this couldn’t happen in the US. Whenever there was a lull in autobiogrxphy occurrences, they leaked information, allegedly classified as ‘confidential,’ to the media, repeating past accusations and flashing her face across television screens and newspapers with heartbeat regularity, lest the public forget.

The New York Timesp. May 13, Carrie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Shakur was convicted on all eight counts: Survivors of the U. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Assata’s story came highly recommended from people gushing over it left and right yet, I felt as if Assata’s delivery of her life’s story lacked depth. She had to sue for physical therapy.


We don’t need no tired blood. Open Preview See a Problem? An Autobiography Assata Shakur No preview available – They are held in contempt of court many times, so they are kept in a cell together during the trial. The list goes on. View all 18 comments. Shakur was deluged with criminal cases – kidnap, armed robbery, bank hold-ups.

Assata: An Autobiography

To Die for the People. InAutobioyraphy became the subject of a nationwide manhunt after the FBI alleged that she led a Black Liberation Army cell that had conducted a “series of cold-blooded murders shajur New York City police officers”.

But the question lies in when do people use armed struggle Patriarchal methods of teacher and student will not tear down the patriarchy so long as the teacher is always the teacher and the student is always the student.

Two years after her conviction, Assata Shakur escaped from prison.

Cardozo Law Review 22 You can not force change from the outside in, but effective change, without sacrificing your life, takes place from the inside, out! They augobiography to be based on the objective conditions and on what is the rational, unemotional thing to do.