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Back in the Day: The Arrest of Sekou Odinga

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On October 23, 1981 Sekou Mgbozi Abdullah Odinga was arrested for the attempted murder of a police officer. He was later charged and convicted for the liberation of Assata Shakur and attempted murder of a police officer, given forty (40) and twenty five (25) years to life, respectively. 485 more words

Black History

Hip-Hop

“Hip-Hop can be a very powerful weapon to help expand young people’s political and social consciousness. But just as with any weapon, if you don’t know how to use it, if you don’t know where to point it, or what you’re using it for, you can end up shooting yourself in the foot or killing your sisters or brothers. 13 more words

Taiwan

10 Books Every Young African American Should Read!

 Whether interested in learning, or just gaining more knowledge about African heritage and culture, nothing beats opening a good book. Still, with so many choices at one’s disposal, deciding on a title can prove difficult. 211 more words

Insights

New Jersey Parole Board Files To Block Release Of Trooper Werner Foerster's Killer

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – New Jersey’s parole board has filed in court to stop the release of a man convicted of killing a state trooper more than 40 years ago. 260 more words

News

Sundiata Acoli: Political Prisoner Convicted In Trooper Death To Be Released

A man convicted in the shooting death of a New Jersey state trooper in a crime that still provokes strong emotion among law enforcement more than 40 years later was ordered released on parole by a state appeals court Monday. 648 more words

Nation

Sundiata Acoli, Assata Shakur's Co-Defendant, Ordered Released On Parole

From Corporate Media

A man convicted in the shooting death of a New Jersey state trooper in a crime that still provokes strong emotion among law enforcement more than 40 years later was ordered released on parole by a state appeals court Monday. 603 more words

Remembering Assata Shakur

I first learned about Assata Shakur while in Black Studies at Brown University. Before that, I had no idea such a woman existed because like much of our history, she has been erased. 101 more words

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