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Transcript of Angela Davis
Angela Davis is an inspiration to all African-Americans, because of her Civil Rights work, and being a Women's Rights activist
"Radical simply means to grasp at the root"
"I'm suggesting that we abolish the social functions of prisons"
"Well of course I get depressed, yes I do."
By: Peyton George
Even More About Angela
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Angela Davis is a very important lady in African American history even to mem. I probably wouldn't have freedom. I have learned a lesson from her that what on the outside shouldn't matter the inside is what counts.
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Angela? Tell Me About Angela!
Angela Yvonne Davis was born on January 26, 1944 in Birmingham Alabama. She went to the Brandeis University, University of San Diego California. And Humboldt University.
How Would People Know About Angela?
She fought for African-American civil rights.
The meaning of Freedom, If They Come Morning, Are Prisons Obsolete, Women Race and Class, Women, Culture and Politics
For all of these books she won an American Book Award.
Angela Yvonne Davis was born on January 26, 1944 in Birmingham Alabama. She went to the Brandeis University, University of San Diego California. and Humboldt University.
Davis is best known as a radical African-American educator and Activist for Civil rights and other social issues.
As a teacher at the University of California, Los Angles, she was fired because of her association with communism
Davis had become a strong supporter of three prison inmates of the Soledad Prison known as the Soledad brothers who were accused of killing a prison guard after several African-American inmates had been killed in a fight by another guard.
During one of the accused trial in August 1970, an escape attempt was made and several people in the courtroom were killed. Davis was charged with murder as well as, lesser crimes, for supplying the guns. After spending roughly 18 months in jail, Davis was acquitted in June 1972.