PREFERRED TERM
Joanne Chesimard  
DEFINITION
  • An African American revolutionary and writer, Joanne Chesimard was once the leader of the Black Liberation Army (BLA), a violent offshoot of the Black Panther Party. She has been living in Cuba since the mid-1980s, after escaping from the prison where she was serving a life sentence for murder. [Source: The SAGE Encyclopedia of Terrorism; Chesimard, Joanne (1947–)]
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https://concepts.sagepub.com/social-science/concept/Joanne_Chesimard
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