The organizers of January's "Women's March" in Washington, D.C., wished a happy birthday to a convicted cop killer who has been hiding out in Cuba.
Marquette University in Wisconsin has removed a mural which honored a convicted cop killer who is on the FBI’s “most wanted” list.
A student organization at UC Berkeley is demanding for officials to rename a building on campus after convicted murderer Assata Shakur.
Joanne Chesimard, who killed a New Jersey cop 40 years ago today, then escaped prison and fled to Cuba, has been labeled a terrorist and had a $2 million bounty put on her by the FBI, authorities said Thursday.
Chesimard was serving a life term for killing a New Jersey state trooper in 1973 when she escaped prison. After hiding out in a New Jersey safe house for several years, Chesimard managed to flee in 1979 to Cuba, where she has been living for decades under the name Assata Shakur.