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How I Met Assata

Drowning in a reservoir of acute unconsciousness
I searched for a lifeline, a paradigm of freedom
And saw her face on a book in a window. 35 more words


Week of December 2: Assata, continued

This week we continue with our last book of the semester, the autobiography of Assata Shakur. For Tuesday 12/2, read chapters 4-8 (70-140). Again, make sure to pay attention to the various poems she includes in the story on pages 130 (“Love”), 140 (“Stranger”). 249 more words


Castro's Paradise: Varadero, Cuba

Before we made our way to Havana for our last days in Cuba, we travelled to Varadero – a famed Caribbean beach where Castro owns a home. 594 more words


Week of 11/25: Assata Shakur's autobiograpy

This week we move on to the our last book of the semester, the autobiography of Assata Shakur

Announcement: Remember that papers are due Tuesday, 11/25… 161 more words


Let's Make Reading Cool Again!

Welcome to The Diaspora Book Club! 

The Diaspora Book Club is a new book club for young adults (18-35) to explore the literary contributions of African-American authors and to connect young people nationally/abroad – around the purpose of reading and growing. 202 more words

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Freddie Gibbs Names His Favorite Revolutionaries

(AllHipHop News) Indiana emcee Freddie Gibbs may also be known as “Gangsta Gibbs,” but the co-creator of this year’s well-received album Piñata with Madlib wants the world to know that he is actually RBG – revolutionary but gangsta. 241 more words


Campaign Meeting Tonight!


Guillermo Morales-Assata Shakur Center Campaign Organizing & Planning Meeting In Harlem!

Featuring An Exclusive Video Message From Cuba By Guillermo & Assata! 20 more words