Assata Shakur

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.

New census projections have revealed that white children will be outnumbered by children of color in the United States within the next five years. The rise…

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has asked President Barack Obama to demand the return of Assata Shakur (pictured), who was convicted of killing a New…

Television producer Mona Scott Young is known for being the woman behind some of TV’s most controversial reality shows, and now one of her latest…

As the United States and Cuba ready themselves to patch their decades-long severed diplomatic relations, alleged cop killer and political prisoner Assata Shakur could be extradited back…

Former Ward 2 Councilman and Chokwe Lumumba, 65, is the new mayor of  Jackson, Miss., winning the general election with 87 percent of the vote,…

It’s been a long time coming, but change is coming to Mississippi. Former Ward 2 Councilman and Chokwe Lumumba, 65, (pronounced SHOW-kway Lu-MOOM-bah) is the…