Angela Yvonne Davis, was born on the 26th of January, 1944. Angela Davis
was born in Birmingham, Alabama, in the United States.
Published books by Angela Davis include "Abolition Democracy: Beyond
Prisons, Torture, and Empire" , "Women, Culture and Politics"
, "Women, Race and Class" and "Are Prisons Obsolete?"
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- As a matter of
fact, if you think back to the Civil Rights period, gender, as we know
it, hadn't been seriously considered.
- However, today
racism is more profoundly inscribed in the political economy of the
United States than ever before.
- Racism is more
strongly entangled with misogyny than ever before.
- I have come to
the conclusion that feminism is not a monolithic movement or way of
- There are different
feminisms and it is incumbent on the women and men who call themselves
feminists to clarify the politics of their particular brands of feminism.
- I try to warn
against comparisons of young people today with their movement ancestors,
so to speak, and against the nostalgia that defines the sixties as the
revolutionary era and the nineties as an era of political passivity.
- The circumstances
we face today are far more complicated than they were thirty years ago.
- Since we have learned
to politicize domestic violence, we can say that the male activist who
batters his partner stands simultaneously on both sides of the battle
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