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Assata Shakur Message Board 1/1/2012
Talk about the novels, new and used books that Shakur has written!

Author Shakur's Book Reviews

In the early 70s, Black Panther freedom rider Assata Shakur chronicles her life from the moment where she is brutally beaten by police off the New Jersey turnpike. They suspected her and a few other activists of murdering a state trooper. The book opens with a gruesome, bloody, detailed account of the assault. Like many Black Panthers, she becomes a political prisoner and is subsequently tortured by police and corrections officers. Assata Shakur attem...