My Search for Answers, Truth, and Meaning: The Autobiography of
Kwame Shakur has the potential to capture the imagination and
attention of an entire generation, much like the books: The
Autobiography of Malcolm X and Soledad Brothers.
does the criminal mentality come about and when does a person develop
one? How then does that mentality become transformed into a
revolutionary one? Kwame Shakur’s autobiography answers these
important questions and much more. From the very first page, where he
robs a bank at the tender age of 19 years old, to his transformation
into a revolutionary through the self-education, he gives of himself
while serving his time in prison. It was by no accident that upon
leaving prison, he becomes the Minister of Culture for the New
Afrikan Black Panther Party. It is there, where he shares what he
discovered long ago in a supermax prison cell in order to prevent our
young people from enduring what he had to go through to become what
he is today… His search for answers, truth, and meaning.