Today is Assata Shakur‘s birthday, a political fugitive who escaped to Cuba in 1979 after being convicted of killing a New Jersey state trooper. In honor of her birthday, check out her most powerful words.

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Today is Assata Shakur’s birthday, a political fugitive who escaped to Cuba in 1979 after being convicted of killing a state trooper. In honor of her birthday, check out her most powerful words.

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