Thursday, December 18, 2014

Reading Assata Shakur's autobiography, then comes Obama's Cuba thaw, and of course, this: struggle over her freedom

Notes on Assata Shakur, inspiration for many Ferguson activists, in exile in Cuba, NJ Feds want her back now that relations with Cuba may thaw...

Now, the #HandsOffAssata Campaign: http://www.assatashakur.com/. With background and info on FBI COINTELPRO history.

Assata's words, recited by activists after #Ferguson & #BlackLivesMatters actions:
It is our duty to fight for our freedom.It is our duty to win.We must love each other and support each other.We have nothing to lose but our chains.

2014128: Stephen Crockett, The Root NJ Authorities want Assata Shakur Back from Cuba to Finish Life Sentence

20141219 Shaun King, Daily Kos  If Assata is a terrotist, then Timothy Loehman, Daniel Pantaleo, and Sean Williams are terrorists.