November 1979 - Assata Shakur (née Joanne Chesimard), a former member of Black Panther Party and Black Liberation Army, escapes from a New York prison to Cuba, where she remains under political asylum.
"I advocate revolutionary changes.an end to capitalist exploitation, the abolition of racist policies, the eradication of sexism and the elimination of political repression. If that is a crime, then I am totally guilty.
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Being a Radical: Assata Taught Me
Angela Davis: "What this country needs is more unemployed politicians." Her hair, not heated and straightened into the popular fashion, but proudly Afro set power trends, and helped define Angela as power icon. And she looked fabulous while doing it!