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Hands Of Assata: US Official Says Assata Shakur’s Extradition Could Still Happen

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The U.S is still trying its hardest to get extradition underway for Assata Shakur. According to State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke, the extradition talks of Shakur and others who sought political asylum in Cuba is still in the works, according to NorthJersey.com. From The Root: On Wednesday the...

Cuba Says They Will Never Return Assata Shakur

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  Assata Shakur, born Joanne Chesimard, has been living in Cuba since her escape from the U.S after her 1977 conviction in the killing of a NJ State Trooper. Despite the newly improved relations between the U.S and Cuba, a Cuban official recently stated that...

Through Music, Cubans Trace Their Roots To Sierra Leone

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It is often said that music has the power to bring people together.  That sentiment is definitely an understatement when it comes to the Afro-Cubans community Ganga-Longoba of Perico.  Cuba’s Ganga people have been singing the same African chants for generations, but it wasn’t until an...

Beyonce Calls Negative Response To Cuba Trip “Shocking”

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The fallout from Jay-Z and Beyonce’s anniversary trip to Cuba spurred the rapper to write a song and the President to make a timely joke at the White House Correspondents Dinner, but the pop star has remained mum on the incident. She broke her silence...

Jay-Z Addresses Cuba Critics, Shouts Out President Obama and Chief Keef in New Track “Open Letter”

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Everyone from Stacey Dash to Republican pundits have something to say about Jay-Z and Beyonce’s recent trip to Cuba and the rapper is finally speaking up in their defense. He addresses the controversy through music, like he and his wife often do, in his new...

Stacey Dash Slams Jay-Z for Cuba trip with Beyoncé

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Yesterday, Stacey Dash learned that you don’t mess with the Carters, after her Twitter mentions went to shit when she slamed Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s trip to Cuba. Do you care that The Jay Z”s have taken the capital you have given them and funded a communist...