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Afeni Shakur

The passing of Afeni Shakur is jarring as her son’s song “Dear Mama” is often used as a shout out to black mamas on Mother’s Day…which is this Sunday. 82 more words

Black Lives

Brainstorming with Dr. Obari Cartman | Ep. 3

Psychologist and author Dr. Obari Cartman joins Dometi to mark the contributions of activist Afeni Shakur. Beyond being the mother of the most influential rapper to walk the earth ( 98 more words

Dometi Pongo

For Thursday May 12: Assata conclusion and final exam review

Remember that the final paper its due Monday 5/23 by Midnight Eastern Standard Time via e-mail. Be sure to check the Assignments page is you missed class or lost your copy… 294 more words

Assignments

Week of May 5: Assata Shakur's autobio, part 1

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

Reminder: Remember that the paper is due… 200 more words

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Teachings of Assata

While talking with a group of students,  Assata shared some notes on where the movement for liberation should be heading

  • We need creative ways of reaching people, making people aware of what’s happening.
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Tupac’s Step-Father Is Eligible For Parole

Mutulu Shakur, stepfather of rap legend Tupac Shakur, is eligible for parole. He has served thirty years of a sixty year sentence. The sentence came after Mutulu was convicted for orchestrating a string of robberies in the 1980s throughout New York and Connecticut, in which three people were killed. 146 more words

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