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Assata Olugbala Shakur is a former member of the Black Liberation Army (BLA), who was convicted of the first-degree murder of State Trooper Werner Foerster during a shootout on the New Jersey Turnpike in 1973. Shakur was also the target of the FBI's COINTELPRO (counterintelligence program) directed against Black Power movement groups and activists.Born in Flushing, Queens, she grew up in New York City and Wilmington, North Carolina. ...more