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May 24, 2013

FBI on Former Black Panther Assata Shakur: ‘We Absolutely Still Consider Her a Threat’

FBI on Former Black Panther Assata Shakur: ‘We Absolutely Still Consider Her a Threat’


To many, the idea that a woman who spent the majority of her life working against the oppressively racist American government could ever be considered a terrorist in her own right is preposterous. But Assata Shakur, who is accused of k!lling a New Jersey trooper during a firefight, is being sought out not as an escaped criminal, but a terrorist, and the FBI says that the 66 year old who has lived quietly in Cuba since 1984 is a security threat.

Assata escaped from America and relocated to Cuba after being convicted of shooting to death a New Jersey cop in 1973, but now, for reasons which have yet to be explained, Eric Holder’s FBI has a newfound interest in Shakur’s capture.

The FBI made Shakur infamous by making her the first woman to be added to the FBI’s most wanted list and putting a $1 million dollar bounty on her head, an amount that was doubled to $2 million by the supposedly cash strapped state of New Jersey.

FBI special agent Aaron Ford attempted to explain why the agency is targeting Shakur in an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour.

“It’s unfortunate that someone involved in the murder of an officer, kidnappings, hostage takings and robberies in a 14-year span is revered by a segment of society,” said Ford.

“For us, justice never sleeps, justice never rests,” Ford continued. “We’re looking to bring her to justice because she committed a heinous act. She is a member of an organization which espoused hate against the U.S. government.”

Shakur was a member of the Black Liberation movement which ‘espoused’ self defense in the face of continued subjugation and mistreatment.

Ford goes on to say that the reason Shakur is being sought by the government is because she continues to use her freedom of speech to spread Black Liberation movement ideas.

“We absolutely still consider her a threat,” said Ford. “She is a menace to society still. She has connections and associations from members of that party she belonged to years ago. They are still espousing anti-government views.”

In that sense, to be anti-government is to be deemed a terrorist. Based upon Ford’s interview, those are the new rules.

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7 thoughts on “FBI on Former Black Panther Assata Shakur: ‘We Absolutely Still Consider Her a Threat’

  1. madenusa47 says:

    America should trace all the money that was accumulated from the slave trade and slave labor, and take it back from those who profited from it. And while their at it lock up all those who hung and killed people of color for being people of color.Now that’s true liberation.

    1. 1Blkmnstands says:

      madenusa47  They don’t want to do that, they would rather give billions to save a dog or cat then give a Black person a nickel, and now they tell the new citizens (legal & illegal)  slavery didn’t last that long and that Blacks were given 40 acres and a mule, but Blacks know that to be another White mans lie.  And we want stand together because Oprah, Bill Cosby and other high profile Blacks don’t have OUR problems.  Hand picked KNEEGROS.  that’s WHY Bill Cosby wasn’t BLACK-LISTED in the 60’s like other BLACK ACTORS.  He stood up for WHITE RIGHTS and the other Dark skinned actor wasn’t from the US of A. HINT: Mr. Tibbs.  Lets have a 2 million man march on Washington.  No Al Sharptons, no Jessie J, no Jay zees or puffies just regular Black men.  I’m ready r U

  2. eharriscarter says:

    I agree. It’s not a democracy when some are hunted and punished while others go free and r untouchable. Things are not always what the public see. A lot goes on behind closed doors.

  3. Ish Maheezie says:

    Let My People Go & Poof B Gone Tired of these crackers! Satan is on His Job Again FBI & COINTELPRO Devil’s at it Again! First Malcolm’s Grandson Now Sister Assata O’Drama is a Whiteman & Enemy who sold his Ass to the Demons in America & Israel! He talks down to us like Jesse Told y’all but some of us are slow & stuck on stupid get your head out your Ass & let’s go for self ! This is it! I’ve had it

  4. 1Blkmnstands says:

    Anglo Law: Created by Whites for Whites.  Slavery who was the beneficiary?  The White Race.  Prisons: the New Slavery( free labor ) is there a beneficiary? Look at the STOCK EXCHANGE, now the answer YES, Whites.  WAKE UP BLACK MEN, leave your women and children at home lets MARCH on Washington and  make a stand for our RACE, Demand repair just like the Jews, Japs and the American Indians who just got ANOTHER 4.5 Billion.  Hell Bush gave repair to the Mexicans, can’t you tell. Mexicans are a stow-away today, home and business owner two weeks later, NOT HOMELESS where’s the credit and back ground checks?  Just sayin

    1. madenusa47 says:

      Actually-we’ve marched all ready– there no power that speak as loud as the DOLLAR– NOW IS THE TIME TO DO SOMETHING THAT IS WORTHWHILE– STOP SPENDING OUR MONEY. Let’s target a specific business ( walmart– or a major supermarket) and BOYCOTT it for a month or two; as to show how unified we are as a people.
      There should be some type of action we can use as a yardstick to measure the level of consciousness we as a people have evolved to.
      Money talk in America– TALK IS CHEAP!!!!!

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