She escaped in 1979 and eventually ended up in Cuba, where she was granted asylum by Fidel Castro and has been living under the name Assata Shakur.
Cuba announced Friday that its athletes will be allowed to sign contracts to compete in foreign leagues, a shift from decades of policy that held professional sports to be anathema to socialist ideals.
On Thursday afternoon, #MetsAreBetterThan was trending nationwide, and it elicited a wide range of comments. Here were some of the responses.
If Ozzie Guillen is the quick-fix it takes to win the NL East, the Mets should proudly sign up for a losing season.
The First Amendment is our most prized and most perilous constitutional right. Just ask Ozzie Guillen, who always took his to the ledge, and now must defend his use of it to the world and to Miami’s enraged Cuban community.
Ozzie Guillen’s remarks sparked an uproar in Miami, whose home team just opened up its brand new ballpark in a neighborhood dubbed Little Havana.
Pope Benedict XVI is visiting the island nation of Cuba today and those of Cuban descent living in Hudson County have something to say about it.