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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Shakur was deluged with criminal cases – kidnap, armed robbery, bank hold-ups. So hard to rate Customers who viewed this item also viewed. The prison conditions in America are ridiculous, racist, and horrifying.

Another favorite was her decrying of social justice people “fixing” things shskur others, when the right way of supporting those in different situations is to be receptive to their ideas, have faith in their abilities, and offer shakug only when asked. Capitalism meant that rich businessmen owned the wealth, while socialism meant that the people who made the wealth owned it. But I saw you yesterday, standing with your hands in your pockets waiting for the real deal to go down.

At the time of the escape, Kunstler had just started to prepare her appeal.

I cannot understand how she could be so easily led to make a decision that affected her life greatly. But i saw you yesterday. Should be on everyone’s top I loved how Assata spoke of her personal life and makes the reader understand why she feels the way she does about humanity.

Following an August 23,bank robbery in Queens, Shakur was sought for questioning. Well, I take that back, there are some books Shakur mentions in her autobiography that I want to read Pages with related products.


Her marriage is summed up in one pitiful paragraph.

Cardozo Law Review 22 Account Options Sign in. The married life ended within a year; they divorced in December Feb 18, Alysia rated it really liked it Shelves: Oct 04, Jeff Jackson rated it really liked it. Book of the Month: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I found this to be especially true in terms of the chapters that Assata wrote about her childhood.

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Whether or not you believe her guilty, the discussions her book invites – on race, wealth, the role of government agencies, the American education and prison systems, drug culture – are crucial.

Rhinocerous woman – this world is blind and slight of shakug and cannot see how beautiful you are.

In the beginning of this book it took sgakur a few minutes to get used to her writing style. It was demonstrated that she had no powder residue on her hands, which she would have had if she’d pulled the trigger. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, autobiovraphy as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.

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I loved that she always stood up for herself even when death was eminent. Prisons are part of this government’s genocidal war against Black and Third World people. And almost had you believing that shit. The first thing the enemy tries to do is isolate revolutionaries from the masses of people, making us horrible asasta hideous monsters so that our people will hate us.


Assata: An Autobiography

Books by Assata Shakur. She makes sure to inform us that in Cuba there is no racism Lo dicho, lectura obligatoria para aquellos a los que les interese el tema de la lucha negra por los derechos civiles.

After some reflection, my thoughts are that this was a condemnation of the suicidal violence mentality she encountered during auutobiography time in the Black Panther Party. The New York Times.

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I have no sympathy for symphonies. This is an autobiography of someone whose very self-respect is outlawed, who is denied recognition as a woman she was repeatedly incarcerated in male prisonswho has been quite absurdly painted as a violent extremist by a media asxata in thrall to state racism. There were pages of this autobiography that told me aitobiography about Shakur’s development as a woman, Black woman, or prisoner. Read reviews that mention must read assata shakur black panther read this book united states justice system panther party great read kindle version highly recommend eye dhakur black people black liberation reading this book new jersey black panthers civil rights best autobiographies ever read white supremacy.

I re-read it recently, and enjoyed it just as much.