Angela Davis, Ph.D. - Feminist Scholar, Writer, and Social Activist

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Angela Davis, Ph.D. - Feminist Scholar, Writer, and Social Activist

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2-23-2009

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Angela Davis has been deeply involved in our nation's quest for social justice through her decades of activism and scholarship. As a professor of history of consciousness and of feminist studies at University of California, Santa Cruz, Davis emphasized the struggle for economic, racial, and gender equality. Once on the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted List," Davis focuses on the social problems associated with incarceration and the criminalization of communities most affected by poverty and racial discrimination. The author of eight books, including Abolition Democracy, Are Prisons Obsolete?, and Women, Race and Class. She is currently completing a book on prisons and American history.

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This event took place at the Student Union Apollo Room.

Angela Davis, Ph.D. - Feminist Scholar, Writer, and Social Activist


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