Movement Elder, Political Prisoner Mutulu Shakur Finally Granted Parole


Dr. Mututu Shakur, a Black liberation movement elder who's been incarcerated for more than 36 years, was told Thursday he's been granted parole for an early release from prison amid declining health. Shakur's freedom comes after months of organizers and activists demanding Shakur be given a compassionate release as the 72-year-old battles terminal cancer.

The Intercept first reported Shakur was being freed.

asha bandele, a New York Times best-selling author and journalist who has worked on campaigns to free political prisoners since 1990, including Dr.... Read more


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