Quotes by Angela Davis

About Angela Davis:

Angela Yvonne Davis is an American political activist, 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, although she was never a party member. Her interests included prisoner rights; she founded Critical Resistance, an organization working to abolish the prison-industrial complex. She is a retired professor with the History of Consciousness Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and a former director of the university's Feminist Studies department.

Author Bio

  • NameAngela Davis
  • DescriptionAmerican political activist, scholar, and author
  • BornJanuary 26, 1944
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionWriter; Human Rights Activist; Teacher; Philosopher; Autobiographer
  • Awards; Lenin Peace Prize; Jubilee Medal "In Commemoration Of The 100th Anniversary Since The Birth Of Vladimir Il'ich Lenin"