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Black Liberation Army

New Info Coming On Case Of Cop-Killing Fugitive

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 07.02.2013 | Crime

NEWARK, N.J. -- The reward for the capture and return of a fugitive member of a black militant group convicted of murdering a New Jersey state trooper...

A Black Radical's 41-Year Run From The Law

AP | By ALAN CLENDENNING and BARRY HATTON | Posted 11.21.2011 | Black Voices

LISBON, Portugal -- On a spring day in 1976, while hiding out in Paris, an American member of the Black Liberation Army panicked. Newspapers were tru...

Fugitive Hijacker Hid In Idyllic Portugese Hamlet

AP | BARRY HATTON | Posted 11.28.2011 | World

ALMOCAGEME, Portugal — He lived the sweet life for decades. But nobody knew he was on the run. After breaking out of a New Jersey prison 41 year...

After More Than 40 Years On The Run, Fugitive Behind 1972 Airplane Hijacking Caught In Portugal

AP | SAMANTHA HENRY | Posted 11.27.2011 | Crime

NEWARK, N.J. — A 1970s militant who escaped from a murder sentence in New Jersey and carried out one of the most brazen hijackings in U.S. histo...

Common and Michelle Obama's Bad Rap about Assata Shakur: The Hero Wore a Black Hat

Dr. Jonathan David Farley | Posted 07.15.2011 | Politics
Dr. Jonathan David Farley

Cue conservative outrage over Michelle Obama's inviting rapper Common to a White House poetry reading, because Common wrote one adulatory song about Black Panther Assata Shakur. The New Jersey state police protested.

Marilyn Buck Dead: Radical Leftist Dies At 62

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Marilyn Buck, a violent leftist incarcerated for 25 years for her role in some of the most notorious radical acts of the 1980s, inclu...