Assata aka Joanne Chesimard
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Assata aka Joanne Chesimard
The story of a real-life miscarriage of justice is framed in a contemporary tale of love and mystery in this independent "docudrama" from veteran filmmaker Fred Baker. Political activist Joanne Chesimard changed her name to Assata Shakur after she became involved with the Black Panther Party in the late 1960s, and in 1973 she was accused of murder in the wake of an incident in which a New Jersey state trooper and another Panther lost their lives. While Assata, who was shot by authorities and nearly died in the altercation, was found guilty of the crime in 1977, she and a number of… More

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