Photo courtesy of Assata’s Daughters (Facebook).
The city of Chicago demolished the headquarters of the grassroots radical Black organization called Assata’s Daughters.
Assata’s Daughters revealed that the last standing wall of their “HomeQuarters” was bulldozed by the city of Chicago on July 16, Assata Shakur’s birthday. The organization said the building was targeted by an attempted arson and was later seized by the city government.
“This has been such a difficult statement for us to write, and honestly we are still processing everything,” Assata’s Daughters wrote in a statement posted on Twitter. “We want you to know that someone tried to burn down our building. We want you to know that the city seized the property and bulldozed it this week. We want you to know that our HomeQuarters is gone.”
“We want you to know we grabbed all the books, but we couldn’t save the murals,” the statement continued….
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