Tupac Shakur's aunt becomes the first woman on the FBI's most wanted terrorist list

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 5 years ago '06        #81
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 Chief Dee said:
I checked the FBI list, the whole top 10 list is made up of either ethnic minorities or people from minority religious groups. The whole top 10 list is Hispanic, Arab, black, and Asian. Not one dude in the top 10 is both white and Christian or belong to any of America's main majority ethnic/religious group. Hell, even when these white guys shoot these schools up every year the "terrorist" word never comes out. How does that happen?
lmao you fu*king liar.

 5 years ago '13        #82
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 jha84 said:
Osama bin laden didnt himself set off any of those bombs but im sure his name was pretty high on that terrorist list for influencing/encouraging others to do so
How many twin towers did a.ssata allegedly have a hand in?

Also Bin Laden was accused of funding and training

You make absolute no sense with ur comparison
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we blacks gotta f!ght the devils
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Jayz's trip to Cuba brought attention to her blame the illuminate
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Maaaaaaaaaaaan.... white pEople and white cops k!ll blacks everyday and when a black girl supposedly does it, they got a. Problem. They let white folk k!lls blacks all the time I'm America and get away with it. .. let her live. She only k!lled one white boy allegedly.
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Hip-hop’s infatuation with a.ssata Shakur: It’s complicated
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by Chuck 'Jigsaw' Creekmur | May 3, 2013 at 12:00 PM

It wasn’t our parents who introduced us to a.ssata Shakur. It was hip-hop. Chuck D of Public Enemy broke the thick, cold ice when he bellowed, “supporter of Chesimard!” in the group’s seminal song “Rebel Without A Pause.”

However, a.ssata Shakur, known to her haters by her married name, JoAnne Chesimard, lived a graphic tale that began well before the 1987 classic song by P.E. Shakur, 65, was accused of the 1973 murder of state trooper Werner Foerster during a traffic stop in New Jersey. A member of the Black Liberation Army, Shakur was convicted in 1977, even though her case was wrought with controversy (she has consistently denied k!lling Foerster and proclaimed her innocence). And then she famously escaped, and fled to Cuba. Chuck D name-checked her, and sparked a lot of brain cells in the youth who were consuming rap music at a time when her name was not ringing many bells.

NBC News: a.ssata Shakur becomes first woman on FBI’s ‘most wanted terrorists’ list

TheGrio: Why the a.ssata Shakur case still strikes a chord

After Chuck D came others in rap who acknowledged Shakur in their lyrics, like revolutionary rapper Paris, the jazzy Digable Planets, militant crew X-Clan, and Common, a more palatable purveyor of conscious rap. a.ssata’s name came up in 2011 when Common was invited to the White House to perform, as many on the Right took exception to his early lyrical content. They were also offended at his outright, unapologetic support for Shakur on “A Song for a.ssata,” who is now widely known only as a “convicted cop k!ller” as if injustice didn’t exist in America.

But hip-hop also embraces a.ssata for a reason deeper than any name-check.

Her godson, Tupac Shakur, was probably the biggest name ever in rap music. Many have fantasized that Pac is in Cuba right now, chillin’ with his step aunt. Although most people gravitate to the thug in Pac, he had revolutionary blood in his veins. He’s mother was a Black Panther and his stepfather Mutulu Shakur, also an activist, is considered a political prisoner by his supporters. Mutulu is in jail right now for helping his sister, a.ssata, in her escape from prison on November 2, 1979. These are the ones Tupac considered “real n***as.” We absorbed that in his songs as he name checked them.

The wormhole goes deeper.

The Rebel…With A Cause

Shakur holds a major distinction that probably contributes to the ire of her detractors. Simply put, she got away. Davey D, a hip-hop activist and historian, says her supporters can relate to her success at bucking the system.

“Of course she was a rebel,” Davey says. “She’s been a rebel — not in some sort of nostalgic way — but in a real way that people can relate to.” And he says Shakur’s supporters in the world of hip-hop “don’t see her as some crazed cop k!ller, the way the popular narrative would have you believe. She was somebody who was about defending our community. She comes on the scene [as a] response to our community [being] attacked” by racist forces.

More than anything, a.ssata Shakur’s story feels to her supporters like she was at one with hip-hop’s sense of rebellion. At the core, hip-hop music has balked at convention in all its forms. The culture itself was bred out of a particularly dark period in the Bronx the late 70′s and early 80′s, when the young black and brown society that would eventually give birth to hip-hop culture felt marginalized and dismissed by the entire nation. Some in the community accused the government of overtly conspiring against young people of color with everything from crack cocaine to “Reaganomics.” Through it all, hip-hop was born, survived and, in some ways, escaped those conditions, something that feels familiar in a.ssata Shakur’s story.

Rosa Clemente, the fiery grassroots organizer, hip-hop activist and journalist, lets it be known exactly why she and others gravitate to a.ssata.

“Hip-hop culture inherently speaks truth to power and tries to act against power,” Clemente says. “Assata Shakur, through her life and her freedom, not only speaks against power, she escaped from the most powerful military empire in the world. That is why they want her [so badly]. She comes out of a time in history — the late 60′s, early 70′s — when this country was on the cusp of a revolution. The Black Panther Party was named the biggest internal security threat to the USA. The state used all its power through the COINTELPRO program to stop this.”

Rob “Biko” Baker, who helms the League of Young Voters, agrees, stating that urban youth are in a similar f!ght every day, albeit not as dramatic.

“Hip-hop is attracted to a.ssata Shakur because her story represents the oppression, pain and hopefulness of the hip-hop generation,” Baker says. “While her life’s work may anger some politicians, the harsh reality of racism and exclusion in the 60s and 70s forced many to adopt a more militant brand of protest politics. Those of us who grew up in the 80s and 90s know that racism and exclusion continued and was reinforced by the war on drugs. a.ssata’s story shows the hip-hop generation that it is possible to survive.”

Hip-hop at a tipping point

Its a fact that people of color have been victimized in America in ways that continue to this day, from systemic racism to environmental racism to inequalities in nearly every facet of life. Every statistic imaginable supports this notion. Still, people forge ahead with conviction. Detractors may not agree, but hip-hop’s adoration of a.ssata Shakur is not blind. It’s complicated. It’s rooted in history: past, present, and and probably future. a.ssata is not O.J. Simpson. She too is complex to be bound by linear, elementary terms like “cop k!ller” and “domestic terrorist.”

Hip-hop has seen how mainstream groupthink helped reduced Tupac to a common thug. Hip-hop has also seen how police troll rap music websites and maintain dockets on artists, tracking them like future crooks. And we’ve seen hip-hop launch as the most revolutionary art form to originate on American soil, and with all that potential, turn into what today seems to be a tool to keep people brain dead — drugged-up students of a new game who go on to major in party and minor in bullsh*t.

In a 2000 interview with Christian Parenti, a.ssata Shakur spoke about the power and potential downfall of hip-hop.

“Hip-hop can be a very powerful weapon to help expand young people’s political and social consciousness,” she said. “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 k!lling your sisters or brothers.”

Typically, America loves the outlaw (The Outlaw Josey Wales), the rogue cop (Dirty Harry) jailbreak prisoners (Escape from Alcatraz) … as long as it’s a white guy portrayed by the likes Clint Eastwood. Real outlaws, not so much.

So forget, for a moment, all of the political-social-conspiracy-activist talk about f!ghting the powers that be, runaway slaves and the like. In a quintessentially American way, some folks in hip-hop just appreciate the raw “gangsta” of a woman who didn’t back down, stood firm in her convictions, completely bucked the system, and lived to tell The Pope about it.

Chuck “Jigsaw” Creekmur is a father, son and the co-founder of AllHipHop.com. He’s a cultural critic, pundit and trailblazer that has been featured on National Public Radio (NPR), BET, TVOne, VH1, The E! Channel, MTV, The O’Reilly Factor, USA Today, The New York Times, New York’s Hot 97 FM and like a zillion other outlets. Follow him on Twitter at @chuckcreekmur.


 05-04-2013, 10:39 AM         #87
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 Liv2tell said:
FEDS Been trynna clip a.ssATA SHAKUR

they put her on trial for madd sh*t and she was acquitted on all the charges. from bank roberries and all kinds of sh*t b. they tried to clip her for being a part of starting this.

Black Panther Community Programs

Black Panther Party Community Programs
1966 - 1982

1. Alameda County Volunteer Bureau Work Site

2. Benefit Counseling

3. Black Student Alliance

4. Child Development Center

5. Consumer Education Classes

6. Community Facility Use

7. Community Health Classes

8. East Oakland CIL (Center for Independent Living) Branch

9. Community Pantry (Free Food Program)

10. Drug/Alcohol Abuse Awareness Program

11. Drama Classes

12. Disabled Persons Services/Transportation and Attendant

13. Drill Team

14. Employment Referral Service

15. Free Ambulance Program

16. Free Breakfast for Children Programs

17. Free Busing to Prisons Program

18. Free Clothing Program

19. Free Commissary for Prisoners Program

20. Free Dental Program

21. Free Employment Program

22. Free Food Program

23. Free Film Series

24. Free Furniture Program

25. Free Health Clinics

26. Free Housing Cooperative Program

27. Food Cooperative Program

28. Free Optometry Program

29. Community Forum

30. Free Pest Control Program

31. Free Plumbing and Maintenance Program

32. Free Shoe Program

33. GED Classes

34. Geriatric Health Center

35. GYN Clinic

36. Home SAFE Visits

37. Intercommunal Youth Institute (becomes OCS by 1975)

38. Junior and High School Tutorial Program

39. Legal Aid and Education

40. Legal Clinic/Workshops

41. Laney Experimental College Extension Site

42. Legal Referral Service(s)

43. Liberation Schools

44. Martial Arts Program

45. Nutrition Classes

46. Oakland Community Learning Center

47. Outreach Preventative Care

48. Program Development

49. Pediatric Clinic

50. police patrols

51. Seniors Against a Fearful Environment

52. SAFE Club

53. Sickle Cell Anemia Research Foundation

54. Son of Man Temple (becomes Community Forum by 1976)

55. Sports

56. Senior Switchboard

57. The Black Panther Newspaper

58. Teen Council

59. Teen Program

60. U.C. Berkeley Students Health Program

61. V.D. Preventative Screening & Counseling

62. Visiting Nurses Program

63. WIC (Women Infants, and Children) Program

64. Youth Diversion and Probation Site

65. Youth Training and Development


they had to murder and imprison the black panthers



look at all these terrorist acts they committed



they should be a "hate group" like the KKK


its the same thing right white people on bx ?



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 5 years ago '06        #88
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 A6249CF said:
being framed in the CIA's government funded agenda to eliminate all those involved in the Black Panthers organization for the empowerment of black people.
no, she was apart of a robbery or something and a police officer pulled over the vehicle she was in (i think it was a truck) with her team and something happened and a cop got k!lled
 5 years ago '08        #89
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start @ 11:30
 5 years ago '05        #90
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nope don't compare 2pac with Jay-Z's super capitalist, non cause having a.ss.
 05-04-2013, 10:56 AM         #91
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Hmm, I'm not saying it would be easy, but if I went to Cuba and somehow got this chick... they would give me 2 million? I mean, is that taxed? Is it dead or alive?

They just made this bi*ch a come up
 05-04-2013, 11:15 AM         #92
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#HandsOffAssata

The list of programs created and carried out by the panthers will find new breath jus as our hunger for liberation is being renewed and reknown during this time.
 5 years ago '09        #93
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#HandsoffAssata or we putting #Bulletsinpigs

All the Political Prisoners and people (alive and dead) in these organizations are the real OG's
 5 years ago '08        #94
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mosblest 6 hours ago
The acts of a terrorist are intended to paralyze individuals through terror. To vilify an activist who is no longer a real threat to the establishment but remains a representative of opposition is an act of terror.
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 5 years ago '10        #96
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 GrimeyMofo said:
f!ght the black devils too......

not all "wight" ppl r out to get u IJS
As I get older I see and recognize that some devils got the same skin color as I do, some negroes don't value their color. I see sell outs getting younger and younger praising the white man or those that do his bidding or both. Every black man is NOT my friend and every white man is NOT my enemy.
 05-05-2013, 09:18 AM         #97
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 Matt504 said:
we are a destroyed people, the average Black person will see this and feel no sense of connection to her plight.

"just focus on you and your kids and try to have the best life you can"

while women like a.ssata is in Cuba right now only because she was part of a f!ght to make things better for Black people across America.

there's no sense of brotherhood or community anymore, it has all been destroyed.

We are not destroyed, we are flourishing in this country like never before, but you right about the sense of brotherhood..........there is no sense of community or a real care to uplift our people.......if a chained slave works for a key maker, working around the clock to make the keys for his master's customers......then that chained slave should have the knowledge to make a key for the chains he is in and free not only himself, but the others that are in chains with him...........we have learned how to make that key.........but we have not learned to free the others around us......instead we are running to our master, key in hand.... seeking his approval for our well doings.
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 Dos-effect said:
We are not destroyed, we are flourishing in this country like never before, but you right about the sense of brotherhood..........there is no sense of community or a real care to uplift our people.......if a chained slave works for a key maker, working around the clock to make the keys for his master's customers......then that chained slave should have the knowledge to make a key for the chains he is in and free not only himself, but the others that are in chains with him...........we have learned how to make that key.........but we have not learned to free the others around us......instead we are running to our master, key in hand.... seeking his approval for our well doings.
congratz 2 u bruh. u been droppin crazy knowledge on this forum since i 1st started in the knowledge section years ago. glad 2 see u still goin strong droppin gems round here bruh.
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 Chief Dee said:
I checked the FBI list, the whole top 10 list is made up of either ethnic minorities or people from minority religious groups. The whole top 10 list is Hispanic, Arab, black, and Asian. Not one dude in the top 10 is both white and Christian or belong to any of America's main majority ethnic/religious group. Hell, even when these white guys shoot these schools up every year the "terrorist" word never comes out. How does that happen?
Indeed you already know the answer to that one folk
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