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Why Cuba Will Never Send Assata Shakur Back To America

AFRICANGLOBE - In May 2013, on the 40th anniversary of her arrest, Assata Shakur was suddenly and inexplicably named to the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists list, with an award of up to $2 million for her capture. She was the first woman ever put on that list, but she gained that notorious promotion at a time when she was doing little that could be conceived of as criminal.

Assata Shakur Was Convicted of Murder. Is She a Terrorist?

AFRICANGLOBE - Assata Shakur’s 1977 conviction and later escape from prison have made her an icon of Black power enthusiasts. Last week, it also made her the first woman ever to be named to the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorists list. It is the decision to add Shakur, 65, to the list of terrorists that has reopened old debates about radicalism and America's racial politics