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On the heels of the recent commutation and release of convicted drug offender Alice Marie Johnson, President Trump is now considering a posthumous pardon for boxing legend and humanitarian Muhammad Ali.  According to CNN, at a press conference this morning Trump dropped the following bombshell “I’m thinking about Muhammad Ali. I’m thinking about that very seriously…

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President Barack Obama has been in the news because of his historic granting of pardons and clemency to hundreds of federal prisoners. This week, he announced that former serviceman Bradley Manning, now Chelsea Manning, will see a reduction in the 35-year sentence the transgendered soldier received. So far, manning has served about seven years of…

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Former Black Panther Assata Shakur may be adversely affected by the recent death of Cuba’s former leader Fidel Castro. Shakur explains in her own words what happened and why she currently has political asylum in Cuba: “My name is Assata (‘she who struggles’) Olugbala ( ‘for the people’) Shakur (‘the thankful one’), and I am…

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Mutulu Shakur, 65, stepfather of iconic rapper Tupac Shakur is scheduled for a parole hearing this month. Shakur has served half of his 60-year sentence for his role in a series of armed robberies committed by the Black revolutionary group known as “The Family.” The other famous member of the group is Assata Shakur, who…

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For the past 30 years, Black revolutionary Assata Shakur has been under the protection of Fidel Castro and the Cuban government. Now with he thawing of diplomatic relations between the United States and the tiny island nation, there is increasing pressure to deport Shakur for the killing of a New Jersey state trooper during a shootout…

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Assata Shakur and Al Sharpton

It has been talked about in close circles within the Black Nationalist and Black Freedom community for years. It is something, that if proven true, would destroy Rev. Al Sharpton and his National Action Network. As painful as it is to imagine, Sharpton is accused of trying to set up Assata Shakur for arrest while…

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