Assata: Exile since 1979  On May 2 1973, Black Panther activist Assata Olugbala Shakur (fsn) Joanne Deborah Chesimard, was pulled over by the New Jersey State Police, shot twice and then charged with murder of a police officer. Assata spent six and a half years in prison under brutal circumstances before escaping out of the maximum security wing of the Clinton Correctional Facility for Women in New Jersey in 1979 and moving to Cuba.

Assata: Exile since 1979 On May 2 1973, Black Panther activist Assata Olugbala Shakur (fsn) Joanne Deborah Chesimard, was pulled over by the New Jersey State Police, shot twice and then charged with murder of a police officer. Assata spent six and a half years in prison under brutal circumstances before escaping out of the maximum security wing of the Clinton Correctional Facility for Women in New Jersey in 1979 and moving to Cuba.

Kathleen Cleaver, Angela Davis, Elaine Brown, Assata Shakur

30 Day Real Black History Challenge 2014 – Week Four (#30DayRBHC)

"They made war sound so glorious in school, so heroic. But the wars we had on the way home from school.. were anything but glorious."

50 Books That Every African American Should Read

"They made war sound so glorious in school, so heroic. But the wars we had on the way home from school.. were anything but glorious."

BLACK REVOLUTIONARY HEROES: Nat Turner, Harriet Tubman, Robert Smalls, Ida B. Wells, W.E.B Dubois, Langston Hughes, Claudia Jones, Paul Robeson, Harry Haywood, Angelo Herndon, Robert F. Williams, Rosa Parks, Ella Baker, Fannie Lou Hamer, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, Huey P. Newton, George Jackson, Assata Shakur.

BLACK REVOLUTIONARY HEROES: Nat Turner, Harriet Tubman, Robert Smalls, Ida B. Wells, W.E.B Dubois, Langston Hughes, Claudia Jones, Paul Robeson, Harry Haywood, Angelo Herndon, Robert F. Williams, Rosa Parks, Ella Baker, Fannie Lou Hamer, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, Huey P. Newton, George Jackson, Assata Shakur.

Revolutionary Assata Shakur is escorted from Middlesex county jail, November 1973. Photograph: New York Daily News Archive

Assata Shakur: from civil rights activist to FBI's most-wanted

Citas Shakur Assata, Cita Al Escritor, Orgullo Negro, Panteras Negras, Poder Negro, Arte Negro, Historia Del Arte, Citas De Inspiración, Ethics Quotes

All you have to ask yourselves, who controls the government? And who are the victims of that control?"  Assata Shakur

All you have to ask yourselves, who controls the government? And who are the victims of that control?" Assata Shakur

Truth be told...   Beware the hidden oppressors behind politicians and corporations especially on the middle class, the poor, disabled, and marginalized.

Truth be told... Beware the hidden oppressors behind politicians and corporations especially on the middle class, the poor, disabled, and marginalized.

"I advocate revolutionary changes...an end to capitalist exploitation, the abolition of racist policies, the eradication of sexism and the elimination of political repression. If that is a crime, then I am totally guilty." — Assata Shakur

"I advocate revolutionary changes...an end to capitalist exploitation, the abolition of racist policies, the eradication of sexism and the elimination of political repression. If that is a crime, then I am totally guilty." — Assata Shakur

What does Castro’s death mean for Assata Shakur?::Assata Shakur - Photo Source: instagram @halieselassie96

What does Castro’s death mean for Assata Shakur?::Assata Shakur - Photo Source: instagram @halieselassie96

"No one is going to give you the education you need to overthrow them." — Assata Shakur

"No one is going to give you the education you need to overthrow them." — Assata Shakur

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