ASSATA SHAKUR - A 20th Century Escaped Slave

ASSATA SHAKUR - A 20th Century Escaped Slave

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In May 1973, Assata Olugbala Shakur was involved in a shootout on the New Jersey Turnpike in which she was accused of killing New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster and assaulting Trooper James Harper. This resulted in her indictment of first-degree murder of Foerster and seven other felonies related to the shootout. A member of the Black Panther Party, she became a prime target of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Counterintelligence Program. When she joined the Black Liberation Army and ... See More

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    Host: Ed Opperman - Assata Shakur: A 20th Century Escaped Slave

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