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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- In a sense the quest for
the emancipation of black people in the US has always been a quest for economic
would say that in the latter 1990's, racism is probably far more structurally
entrenched than it was even 40 years ago.
numbers of black people and other people of colour and poor white people find
themselves in a situation that would've been unimaginable 30 years ago.
is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same
time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
The constitutional status of prisoners is still that of slaves.
many of us are suggesting is that we do need to abolish prisons, we need to abolish
prisons primarily in relation to their function.
of course I get depressed sometimes, yes I do.
from Angela Davis
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