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. On May 2, , Black Panther Assata Shakur (aka JoAnne Chesimard) lay in a This intensely personal and political autobiography belies the fearsome.

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She didn’t write this book to try to convince the reader of her innocence. Seriously, they were a strangely compatible mix.

While politicians increase their salaries, millions of people are being laid off. Mar 20, LeeTravelGoddess rated it it was amazing Shelves: An Autobiography Assata Shakur Limited preview – We have nothing to lose but our chains.

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Published November 1st by Chicago Review Press first published I feel that she wanted recognition even more than Black liberation but that’s just my opinion. A mix of simple and intellectual English gives the book an atmosphere of both sophistication and emotion that can be chilling. Assata Shakur saved herself from a gang rape by affluent boys at the age of thirteen by threatening to tear apart the main perpetrator’s house and get him in trouble with his parents.

Other editions – View all Assata: 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 autobioggraphy in as an accomplice to murder. At one point, she learns on the TV that some police officers were murdered.


Assata: An Autobiography

Assata supported segregated schools in her book. But, all in all, the author provides a spellbinding tale that evokes mixed feelings in the way the autobiographies of Malcolm XSonny Carson and Claude Brown did in years past. Edgar Hoover’s campaign to defame, infiltrate, and criminalize Blac On May 2,Black Panther Assata Shakur aka JoAnne Chesimard lay in a hospital, close to death, handcuffed to her bed, while local, state, and federal police attempted to question her about the shootout on the New Jersey Turnpike that had claimed the life of a white state trooper.

The issue with deriving the majority of knowledge I deem of worth from Tumblr is the all too often reactionary invalidation coupled with my intake. This brought onto her, the pregnancy that is, a heap of trouble that made her life in prison, in horrible conditions, even more difficult. But autobiogrzphy course that’s not what this is about at all.

This is the compelling autobiography of one of America’s great modern New Afrikan revolutionary women. The long version is described here, powerfully and convincingly.

Armed struggle can never be successful by itself; it must be part of an overall strategy for winning, and the strategy must be political as well as military Prisons are a profitable business. Not just political lessons for which there were many, but history and asssata lessons as well. You closed your eyes and neon spun inside your head cause it was dark outside.


She had to sue for physical therapy. What sshakur the purpose?

I would love to have a conversation with her over dinner. And it was shining” -Assata Shakur Even t This is the compelling autobiography of one of America’s great modern New Afrikan revolutionary women. But one percent of the people in this zhakur control seventy percent of the wealth. The book is filled with facts about her incarceration and trials.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Within minutes some of her colleagues were dead, as was one of xn cops and Assata original name Joanne Chesimard had her hand shot also.

Assata: An Autobiography by Assata Shakur

But she does not let this stop her from trying to create change. Just today the New York Times ran a piece about kids being sent to juvie for minor infractions.

As an American and a human it made me sick. I understand her plight and her pain and do admire her for it. My first favorite of these was her statement that revolutionaries need to constantly engage with the people, as those on the sidelines who are not informed by the revolutionaries will always be indoctrinated by the white-washing school and the fear-mongering state.