Angela Davis is 72

Looking at these Brainy Quotes of Angela Davis, they do not seem so out of line with current progressive thought.

The controversial activist Angela Davis hits threescore and twelve on January 26.
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I believe this was a pair of FBI most wanted shots. (Wikipedia has the info about the trial, in which she was acquitted.)

My, she had a great ‘fro. Yes, I was jealous in the day.

Looking at these Brainy Quotes of hers, they do not seem so out of line with current progressive thought.

Here are:
A 1997 Frontline interview
A piece from the Guardian: ‘We used to think there was a black community’
2014 interview on Democracy Now: Angela Davis on Prison Abolition, the War on Drugs and Why Social Movements Shouldn’t Wait on Obama

Here’s a picture of one of my cousins at a rally supporting Angela Davis. This photo was taken as the women marched down Fifth Avenue on August 26, 1970, in the first mass women’s demonstration, reportedly 50,000 strong. My cousin reports that they were asked by others to abandon this banner “because Angela Davis has nothing to do with women’s liberation.” But my cousin’s group told them that Angela had everything to do with the kind of women’s liberation we were talking about.

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