Angela Davis – As a black woman, my…

As a black woman, my politics and political affiliation are bound up with and flow…


“As a black woman, my politics and political affiliation are bound up with and flow from participation in my people’s struggle for liberation, and with the fight of oppressed people all over the world against American imperialism.”
-Angela Davis

Angela Davis – Now, if we look at…

Now, if we look at the way in which the labor movement itself has evolved…


“Now, if we look at the way in which the labor movement itself has evolved over the last couple of decades, we see increasing numbers of black people who are in the leadership of the labor movement and this is true today.”
-Angela Davis

Angela Davis – Yes, I think it’s really…

Yes, I think it’s really important to acknowledge that Dr. King, precisely at the moment…


“Yes, I think it’s really important to acknowledge that Dr. King, precisely at the moment of his assassination, was re-conceptualizing the civil rights movement and moving toward a sort of coalitional relationship with the trade union movement.”
-Angela Davis

Angela Davis – I grew up in the…

I grew up in the southern United States in a city which at that time…


“I grew up in the southern United States in a city which at that time during the late ’40’s and early ’50’s was the most segregated city in the country, and in a sense learning how to oppose the status quo was a question of survival.”
-Angela Davis

Angela Davis – My name became known because…

My name became known because I was, one might say accidentally the target of state…


“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