Assata Shakur (Joanne Chesimard) In Her Own Words!

assataThis letter was read in 1998 when the New Jersey State Trooper sent the Pope a letter asking him to call for Assata Shakur’s extradition. In wake of the renewed relations between the United States and Cuba, many are wondering if it means extradition for Assata Shakur. Her words still ring true today and is appropriate to this time period considering the string of senseless deaths of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Michael Brown and other deaths taken by the hands of those whose job is to protect. Listen to the excerpt below!

 

Could Renewed Relations With Cuba Mean Extradition For Assata Shakur?

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