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FBI's 'Most Wanted Terrorist' List: Assata Shakur

In 1977, a black militant named Assata Shakur was convicted of killing a New Jersey state trooper in a shootout on the New Jersey turnpike. She escaped from prison two years later and fled to Cuba, claiming political asylum. Last week, the FBI added her to their “Most Wanted Terrorist” list, sparking questions about why a 40-year-old case is again making headlines.

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