Deindustrialization, joblessness, drugs infiltrating communities, America’s enemies — a lot has changed since a former Black Panther Party member was imprisoned in 1970. But now he’s out and has some ideas on how to change things for the better.
How will the thawing of decades of chilly U.S.-Cuba relations impact a former rights activist who has lived in exile on the tiny island nation since she was sprung from prison — where she was serving a life sentence for murder — over three decades ago?
In this April 25, 1977 file photo, Joanne Chesimard, a member of the Black Panther Party and Black Liberation Army, leaves Middlesex County courthouse in New Brunswick, N.J. Now known as Assata Shakur, she was convicted in 1977 of killing a New Jersey state trooper four years earlier, in a case that drew international attention. She was sentenced