Assata Shakur

Mutulu Shakur, stepfather of rap legend Tupac Shakur, is eligible for parole.

As Obama takes his historic trip to Cuba, millennials can’t help but wonder; will our nation’s first black president meet with exiled activist Assata Shakur in…

Roland Martin reminded viewers that Cuban officials have stated they will not turn Assata Shakur over to their jurisdiction.

Films about some of history’s most important Black female figures are infrequent, which is why news of a movie on the life of Saartjie “Sarah” Baartman sparked attention this week. Rumors flew that singer Beyonce Knowles would help develop and star in the film about Baartman, who was taken into the slave trade and put on display in […]

Christie sent a letter Tuesday to Port Authority chairman John Degnan demanding the return of Joanne Chesimard, known as Assata Shakur. The revolutionary activist was convicted of killing a New Jersey State trooper in 1973.

Just months after Cuban officials declared they have a right to grant asylum to U.S. fugitives despite thawing relations, comes chatter that the federal government…

Talks of whether or not to extradite fugitive Assata Shakur from Cuba have reemerged between Cuba and the U.S., according to reports. MUST READ: Cop Out: Eric Harris’…

Amid outcry from the state police union, a New Jersey university has decided to cancel a commencement speech from rapper Common over a song he…