What is your opinion on this? I think the “statue of limitations” should be past on this case IF there is such a thing for something like this. Just let her carry on the rest of her days in Cuba but just not come back to the U.S.

Written By: Stephen A. Crockett Jr.



“On Wednesday President Obama announced that he was easing some of the United States’ 50-year restrictions against Cuba, and shortly after that announcement, the focus for some people shifted to what a new Cuba-U.S. relationship might mean for Assata Shakur. Shakur, who has become a kind of vigilante folk hero in the black community, was set to serve a life sentence for the killing of a New Jersey state trooper in 1973. After being sentenced in 1977, she escaped prison and has reportedly been living in Cuba.”