Assata Shakur on FBI List 'Reflects the Very Logic of Terrorism'

On Democracy Now, Angela Davis and Shakur's attorney denounce the FBI's decision to put the former Black Panther on its Most Wanted Terrorists list.

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On Thursday, former Black Panther Assata Shakur became the first woman named to the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists List. Today, Angela Davis and Shakur's longtime attorney, Lennox Hinds, weigh in on Democracy Now to denounce the decision, with Davis saying that it "incorporates or reflects the very logic of terrorism" and is "designed to frighten people who are involved in struggles today.

Hinds, who has represented Shakur since 1973, calls the move a "political act pushed by the state of New Jersey, by some members of Congress from Miami, and with the intent of putting pressure on the Cuban government and to inflame public opinion."

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