Assata Shakur: Assata (1987, Lawrence Hill Books) 5 stars

On May 2, 1973, Black Panther Assata Shakur (aka JoAnne Chesimard) lay in a hospital, …

Exhillerating and necessary!

5 stars

I am so glad my friend gave me this book to read. This book is so necessary for anyone involved in political organizing, community organizing, mutual aid, etc. There are so many lessons pertaining to the COINTPRO campaign against Assata and other Black revolutionaries. Her message is poignant and so optimistic, but also so grounded in a scientific and material understanding of our world.