Revolutionaries: Buy My Book, You Racist Pig

Buy My Book, You Racist Pig

Eight years after her escape from a New Jersey prison, where she was serving a life term in the killing of a state trooper, Black Revolutionary JoAnne Chesimard surfaced in Cuba last week to plug her upcoming book, Assata: An Autobiography (Lawrence Hill & Co.; $18.95). Chesimard, 40, was once dubbed by police the "mother hen" of the Black Liberation Army, a radical sect that staged bank robberies in the New York area. In Havana, she told the Long Island newspaper Newsday that the Castro government supports her and her 13- year-old daughter Kakuya while Chesimard studies for a master's degree...

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