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Who is Angela Davis?

The biography of a revolutionary.

by Reggie Nadelson

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Published by P. H. Wyden in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Davis, Angela Yvonne, 1944-,
    • Women revolutionaries -- United States -- Biography,
    • African American women -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185.97.D23 N32
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 208 p.
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5303668M
      LC Control Number72085993

        The first song released in favor of Davis was "Angela" (), written by Italian singer-songwriter and musician Virgilio Savona with his group (Quartetto Cetra). .   Davis's book, particularly her description of the events and discussions that were the foundation of her choice of the C.P., is a useful new look at black and radical politics of the 's.

      "The two women wait for the darkest part of night. Only then will they feel safe enough to leave the little house in Echo Park. Outside there may be men with guns or warrants - or both. When the dark is at its deepest, the two women step outside. One of them is Angela Davis. From a childhood on Dynamite Hill in Birmingham, Alabama, to one of the most significant political trials of the century /5(4). Biography. Magazine editor, activist, and writer Michaela Angela Davis was born in in Germany. When she was young, Davis and her family moved to Washington, D.C., where she attended the Duke Ellington School for the Arts.

        On Octo , Angela Davis was arrested at the Howard Johnson Motor Lodge in Midtown Manhattan. Her month incarceration, which ultimately resulted in an acquittal, set off the nationwide “Free Angela Davis” movement among activists and artists. F.B.I. Seizes Angela Davis in Motel Here (Octo ) Davis, who had evaded the law since the murders in Marin, was arrested in Manhattan by federal agents and prepared for extradition to California. The Campaign to Free Angela Davis and Ruchell Magee (J ).


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