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Assata Shakur 2 Million Dollar Bounty

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"Twenty-eight years ago, in a highly disputed trial, an all-White jury convicted former Black Panther Assata Shakur of the murder of a New Jersey state trooper. In 1979, while serving a life sentence, she escaped from prison and eventually resurfaced in Cuba, where she was granted asylum and has lived ever since. But the U.S.. government has continued to pursue Shakur, regularly increasing the bounty on her head and classifying her as a “domestic terrorist.” Last May the Justice Department issued an unprecedented $1,000,000 bounty for the return of Assata Shakur, 65, who continues to maintain her innocence." (www.assata.org)

Joining us to discuss the placement of Assata Shakur on the FBI terrorist list will be Maati High. 

1) In recognition of the 40 years since the incident on the New Jersey turnpike that ultimately led to Assata Shakur’s exile, try to recruit 40 people or as many as you can, to sign the petition, and ask them to recruit as many as they can, and so on. You can use this shortened url in your emails or on social media

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