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An insight to the unfair justice system and imperialistic system aka United States of America. Assata's simple yet powerful story of her life in New York as a young woman searching for a way to best serve her people is amazing.
It will totally change the way you see the world. It is well constructed and I can't see anyone being disappointed. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. . I imagine it will be too intense for some and the political schism will certainly put off or even offend others, but I think most will get something from the book. .orange-text-color {color: #FE971E;} Explore your book, then jump right back to where you left off with Page Flip. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Lawrence Hill Books; 1st Edition (November 1, 2001). Kindle 端末は必要ありません。無料 Kindle アプリのいずれかをダウンロードすると、スマートフォン、タブレットPCで Kindle 本をお読みいただけます。. Please try your request again later. The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley, Revolutionary Suicide: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition), The Assassination of Fred Hampton: How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther, Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement, Black against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party (The George Gund Foundation Imprint in African American Studies), The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, "A sober, restrained, but forceful recollection. She is nothing but an inspiration to all African women both in the continent and in the diaspora. With wit and candor, Assata Shakur recounts the experiences that led her to a life of activism and portrays the strengths, weaknesses, and eventual demise of Black and White revolutionary groups at the hand of government officials. 10/10 A book that will stay with me forever. They relentlessly and obsessively continue to hunt Assata and call her a cop killer, when it was the Racist cops that were attempting to kill her and her comrades, like they have done to many, many black people throughout history. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. 商品詳細ページを閲覧すると、ここに履歴が表示されます。チェックした商品詳細ページに簡単に戻る事が出来ます。, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. I've read this book more than once and each time I discover something new. With wit and candor, Assata Shakur recounts the experiences that led her to a life of activism and portrays the strengths, weaknesses, and eventual demise of Black and White revolutionary groups at the hand of government officials. In many ways, the book complements "The Autobiography of Malcolm X," offering a black female perspective on American society of the 20th century. "A deftly written book . Please try again. . This book is not for the fragile. Although she Find all the books, read about the author, and more. It is interesting that for all the lip service that is given to blacks by white people on forgiving whites who practice Racism White Supremacy on blacks, the white collective has not to this day forgiving Assata, who they attempted to murder on the New Jersey Turnpike.

Though still has highly controversial as ever, Assata: An Autobiography tells an extremely important account of racism, how it impacts a young woman growing up and what drove her to revolution. This book is amazing. Fast moving and full of suspense, Assata: An Autobiography charts the development of the revolutionary’s political consciousness and personal ethics. Long a target of J. Edgar Hoover's campaign to defame, infiltrate, and criminalize Black nationalist organizations and their leaders, Shakur was incarcerated for four years prior to her conviction on flimsy evidence in 1977 as an accomplice to murder. . Someone could have lived a full and exciting life but tell about it in a drab, dull way. Before I read this, I knew about COINTELPRO and the FBI’s mission to destabilise black communities and black liberation activists in the us, but reading about it in clinical white academic dates and times doesn’t communicate even a tiny bit of the damage they did to black liberation activists. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 10, 2013. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Assata’s activities in the struggle for Black Liberation and to neautralize the System of Racism, naturally made her an enemy to white people.

Kindle 端末は必要ありません。無料 Kindle アプリのいずれかをダウンロードすると、スマートフォン、タブレットPCで Kindle 本をお読みいただけます。, A deftly written book . --このテキストは、, Assata Shakur is the FBI's most wanted woman. Reviewed in the United States on August 23, 2017. I start reading very few books, and finish reading even fewer. This was not only an engaging read, but an insightful and unique view on aspects of American history and cultural from the perspective of someone who experienced it. . An important and enjoyable book. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. The result is a signal contribution to the literature about growing up Black in America that has already taken its place alongside The Autobiography of Malcolm X and the works of Maya Angelou. A poignant exploration of Assata Shakur's journey from girlhood through adulthood, serving also as a chronicle of the Black Power Movement and the evolution of U.S. race relations since the Civil Rights era. Please try again. Assata's simple yet powerful story of her life in New York as a young woman searching for a way to best serve her people is amazing. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Reviewed in the United States on March 5, 2019. and finally to rediscovering herself and falling in love with her Blackness, Reviewed in the United States on October 26, 2017. A must book for those interested in the 'revolutionaries' of the 1960s" --Choice, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, Revolutionary Suicide: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition), The Assassination of Fred Hampton: How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther, Women, Race & Class (Penguin Modern Classics), 全体的な星の評価と星ごとの割合の内訳を計算するために、単純な平均は使用されません。その代わり、レビューの日時がどれだけ新しいかや、レビューアーがAmazonで商品を購入したかどうかなどが考慮されます。また、レビューを分析して信頼性が検証されます。, さらに、映画もTV番組も見放題。200万曲が聴き放題 Whereas someone could have lived a mundane, boring life but narrated it in a colorful and interesting way. fighting for the people she loved the most. 。クラウドに好きなだけ写真も保存可能。, Assata: An Autobiography (Lawrence Hill & Co.), このショッピング機能は、Enterキーを押すと商品を読み込み続けます。このカルーセルから移動するには、見出しのショートカットキーを使用して、次の見出しまたは前の見出しに移動してください。. Two years after her conviction, Assata Shakur escaped from prison. A must book for those interested in the 'revolutionaries' of the 1960s" —, "A compelling tale of the impact of white racism on a sensitive and powerful young black woman." My only criticism would be that it could have included more details to produce a really authoritative text, but it isn't that type of book: it's a book about her feelings, her thoughts, her childhood and her progress and development through active socialism, and how she coped with her time in prison. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. The non linear structure and how she kept switching from her childhood perspective growing up to when she was getting arrested and all the struggles she went through being a prisoner and going through all the trials. .orange-text-color {font-weight:bold; color: #FE971E;}Ask Alexa to read your book with Audible integration or text-to-speech. This book is amazing. This book should be read by all young black children.
I absolutely love her toughness, her mindset and her ability to think for herself. An insight to Assata's challenging life from confused child to revolutionary, fighting for the people she loved the most. With pained awareness she portrays the strengths, weaknesses and eventual demise of black and white revolutionary groups at the hands of the state. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Brutally honest. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, African American Demographic Studies (Books), © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. "Shakur, the black 'revolutionary' fugitive residing in Cuba, was elevated to the FBI's 'most wanted' list in 2013. Assata is a strong black female that decided to accept her earthly assignment to try and produce Justice in an unjust world. There was a problem loading your book clubs. 10/10 A book that will stay with me forever. .orange-text-color {font-weight:bold; color: #FE971E;}View high quality images that let you zoom in to take a closer look. A great autobiography of a very interesting individual.

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Reviewed in the United States on December 28, 2016. Thank you Assata, you are loved! This intensely personal and political autobiography reveals a sensitive and gifted woman.


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