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Assata: an Autobiography by Assata Shakur
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Assata: an Autobiography

by Assata Shakur

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Great read on her life, the black liberation movement and a voice for civil rights. I highly recommend. ( )
  GospelChick | Dec 29, 2014 |
great book if you are interested in the subject! ( )
  miketopper | Jul 15, 2013 |
This book is all about racism, and often it’s shocking. But this story of the government persecution of a Black Panther woman is also a book about endurance and strength. It blows my mind that Shakur survived. The book is honest, informative, historically relevant, occasionally polemic but never so much that it becomes boring. ( )
  astrologerjenny | Apr 25, 2013 |
just finished this and it was really well-written and compelling. ( )
  julierh | Apr 7, 2013 |
I heard a song written about this woman and ran to get the autobiography. it didn't disappoint. it reads like a novel but it is spiritually fulfilling.

Assata's story made me feel as though I could do more in my community and that I was not helpless. Great read. I recommend this book for any and all. ( )
  Januraqua | Mar 22, 2013 |
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Assata Shakurprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Davis, AngelaForewordsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hinds, Lennox S.Forewordsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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The author, formerly known as JoAnne Chesimard, relates the formative experiences of her youth that led her to a life of activism in Black nationalist organizations and, eventually, to prison

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