Angela Davis (born 1944)

Angela Davis

Angela grew up amongst racial tension in Alabama, USA, eventually becoming a member of the Black Panther Party and the third woman in history to appear on the FBI’s most wanted list.

She was charged falsely with murder and kidnapping, spending sixteen months behind bars, until her subsequent acquittal of all charges.

Upon release, Davis ran for Vice President of the USA for the Communist Party and today lectures at the University of California Department Of Women’s Studies.

She continues to be a political and social activist on issues such as prison reform and equality for Black women of all social classes.

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