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An Amerikan family : the Shakurs and the nation they created  Cover Image Book Book

An Amerikan family : the Shakurs and the nation they created / Santi Elijah Holley.


"A history of the rise and lasting impact of Black liberation groups in America, as seen through the Shakurs, one of the movement's most prominent and fiercely creative families, home to Tupac and Assata, and a powerful incubator for today's activism, scholarship, and artistry." -- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780358588764
  • ISBN: 0358588766
  • Physical Description: xi, 308 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Mariner Books, [2023]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Pt. I. -- The trial -- Patriarchs -- Black power -- Birth of a nation -- The disciple -- Betrayal -- Civil war -- pt. II. -- An FBI agent behind every mailbox -- Free the land -- Acupuncture for the people -- Revolutionary justice -- The student -- Joanne of Arc -- Nothing to lose but our chains -- Liberation -- Cracks in the foundation -- The big dance -- pt. III. -- Young black male -- New Afrikan panther -- Thug life -- Guided by struggle.
Subject: Shakur, Afeni.
Shakur family.
Black Panther Party > Biography.
African American political activists > Biography.
Political activists > United States > Biography.
Shakur, Tupac, 1971-1996.
Shakur, Lumumba Abdul, 1943-1985 > Friends and associates.
Black militant organizations > New York (State) > New York.
African American families > New York (State) > New York.
New York (N.Y.) > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

Available copies

  • 12 of 12 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.


  • 0 current holds with 12 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library 974.7 HOLLEY 2023 (Text) 0001012514227 Nonfiction Available -

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