The Black Power leader is in Mumbai to deliver the Anuradha Ghandy Memorial Lecture.http://scroll.in/article/824197/interview-activist-angela-davis-on-the-vital-role-women-are-playing-in-the-fight-against-us-racism-against-us-racism”>http://scroll.in/article/824197/interview-activist-angela-davis-on-the-vital-role-women-are-playing-in-the-fight-against-us-racism
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- Bureau of Investigation’s Most Wanted List. She came into the spotlight in 1970 when as a prison rights activist, she was charged with conspiring to murder a judge. Arrested in early 1971, Davis was acquitted after 18 months in prison. By then, she had become a household name for African-Americans across the US who had lobbied for her release.
Despite the many shortcomings of the administration of outgoing US president Barack Obama, Davis believes that his presidency did allow a political space to be created for movements such as Occupy and Black Lives Matter to flourish. The test of these mass movements will now come in the presidency of Donald Trump, who was elected in a wave of overt racism and sexism.
- Angela Davis will deliver the Anuradha Ghandy Memorial lecture titled Black Lives, Dalit Lives: Histories and Solidarities on Friday, December 16, 2016, at 5.30 pm at Kishenchand Chellaram College,
- Black Panther Dr.Angela Davis and the Movement Part1 video….the blackest Black, below.
- Dr. Angela Davis