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May 7, 2013

Why Assata? Why now?

The internet reacts to first woman to make the FBI's 'most wanted' list.

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Since its creation, the FBI's most wanted terrorist list has been dominated by foreign-born men. On Thursday, however, Assata Shakur became the first woman, and the second domestic "terrorist" to make the list. Many used the hashtag #handsoffAssata to discuss her case.