- Name: Angela Davis
- Born: 01/26/1944 (77 years old)
- Occupation: Educator, author, social activist
Angela Yvonne Davis (born January 26, 1944) is an American political activist, philosopher, academic, Marxist feminist, and author. She is a professor emerita at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Davis was a longtime member of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) and is a founding member of the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism (CCDS). She is the author of over ten books on class, feminism, and the U.S. prison system.
Birth Name: Angela Yvonne Davis
Alias: Angela Yvonne Davis
Party: Communist Party USA (1969–1991)
Birth Place: Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Angela Davis quotes :
Had it not been for slavery, the death penalty would have likely been abolished in America. Slavery became a haven for the death penalty.Angela Davis
Poor people, people of color - especially are much more likely to be found in prison than in institutions of higher education.Angela Davis
My name became known because I was, one might say accidentally the target of state repression and because so many people throughout the country and other parts of the world organized around the demand for my freedom.Angela Davis