Assata: An Autobiography Character Descriptions

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JoAnne Deborah Byron Chesimard/Assata Shakur

This person was born in New York City, lived with grandparents in North Carolina, endured racism, and was accused of committing many crimes because of her interest in a Black revolution. She also had a child while in prison.

Aunt Evelyn

This person was a lawyer and had a strong influence on her niece and even served as her niece’s attorney.


This person was a hard-working woman who had two daughters and earned her college degree at night school and became a teacher.


This person was the sister of a woman who was accused of many crimes.

Zayd Malik Shakur

This person was a member of the Black Panther Party and died during a traffic stop on the New Jersey Turnpike.

Law Enforcement

These included New Jersey State Troopers, FBI agents, the police force, judges, and those in the prison...

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