A Life of Activism and Scholarship
Angela Davis is a renowned activist, scholar, and writer who has fought forcivil rights,women's rights, andsocial justicefor over five decades.
Born Angela Yvonne Davis·January 26, 1944· Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Angela Yvonne Davis (born January 26, 1944) is an American political activist, academic scholar, and author. She emerged as a prominent counterculture activist and radical in the 1960s as a leader of the Communist Party USA, and had close relations with the Black Panther Party through her involvement in the Civil Rights Movement. Her interests include prisoner rights; she founded Critical Resistance, an organization working to abolish the prison-industrial complex. She was a professor (now retired) at the University of California, Santa Cruz. in its History of Consciousness Department and a former director of the university's Feminist Studies department. Davis was prosecuted under federal law and acquitted at trial of conspiracy in the 1970 armed take-over of a Marin County, California, courtroom, in which four persons were killed. Her research interests are feminism, African-American studies, critical theory, Marxism, popular music, social consciousness, and the philosophy and history of punishment and prisons. Her membership in the Communist Party led to Ronald Reagan's request in 1969 to have her barred from teaching at any university in the State of California. She was twice a candidate for Vice President on the Communist Party USA ticket during the 1980s.
Youtube published:13th July 2016
We believe in a world where everyone belongs and we reject racism that stands in the way.
MAKE THAT STAND WITH US
ZERO TOLERANCE TO RACISM
If you notice a broken link that is no longer working please let us now!
If you support the cause, and our work, appreciate our content and would like to contribute to the upkeep and running of the site so we may continue to keep Black Lives Matter awareness alive, to educate helping to eliminate and eradicate racism, please click the donate button below.
© Copyright includes text, graphic images displayed on this web-plaform.
All rights reserved.