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Angela Yvonne Davis is an American political activist, academic scholar, and author.

Angela Yvonne Davis is an American political activist, academic scholar, and author.
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Angela Yvonne Davis is an American political activist, academic scholar, and author.

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English


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Toni Morrison and Angela Davis on Connecting for Progress

2/17/2016
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We’re kicking off Black History Month with Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison, who came to NYPL in 2010 for a conversation with activist and author Angela Davis. In this wide-ranging talk, Morrison and Davis discuss Frederick Douglass, education, and liberation.

Duration: 01:45:00


Angela Davis Film Explores The 'Terrorist' And Scholar

2/17/2016
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Angela Davis was once on the FBI's most-wanted list. Decades after her brush with the law as a political activist, she remains a hero to some, and a villain to others. Host Michel Martin talks with Shola Lynch, the director of the new documentary "Free Angela and All Political Prisoners."

Duration: 00:08:00


University professor stages a 1969 Angela Davis civil-rights speech

2/17/2016
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When Mark Tribe began teaching at Brown University in 2005, he was struck by the dearth of student protests on campus. A war, a controversial election. But where was the debate? So a year later, as part of an ongoing art project, Tribe began staging speeches from figures of the Civil Rights and Vietnam War era in the same places where their words were originally spoken. Tribe says their rhetoric has great relevance today. This weekend, Tribe oversaw the reenactment of a 1969 speech Angela...

Duration: 00:05:00