Controversy continues to surround the death of rap and cultural icon Tupac Shakur. In this book, preeminent researcher on the topic, John Potash, puts forward his own theories of the events leading up to and following the murder. Never before has there been such a detailed and shocking analysis of the death of one of the greatest musicians of the modern era. Containing a wealth of names, dates, and events, Potash details the use of unscrupulous tactics by the FBI against a generation of leftist political leaders and musicians, including Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X.
SUBJECT: Music / Political / History / Conspiracy / Microcosm Published
PUBLICATION: Oct 12, 2021
FORMAT: 284 pages, paperback, b&w, 5.5x8"
John Potash is the author and producer of the book and film, Drugs as Weapons Against Us: The CIA’s War on Musicians and Activists. He has been featured in television appearances on C-Span’s American History TV, The Reelz Channel, Hollywood DC on RT, and in the A&E’s Who Killed Tupac?, as well as The Real News Network, where he discussed the politics of Tupac's life and assasinaton. A graduate of Columbia University, John has worked in counseling people for over 30 years. He currently lives in Baltimore.
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