Angela Davis – I think the importance of…

I think the importance of doing activist work is precisely because it allows you to…


“I think the importance of doing activist work is precisely because it allows you to give back and to consider yourself not as a single individual who may have achieved whatever but to be a part of an ongoing historical movement.”
-Angela Davis

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