By Nataja Watson
Job title & Age
-leader of the communist party in the USA
-Founded Critical resistance, an organization working to abolish the prison industrial complex.
-She's also a retired with the history of consciousnes department at the University of California, in Santa Cruz.
-A former director of the university feminist study department.
Family life & Background
-Her family lived in the "Dynamite Hills" neighborhood, which was marked by racial conflict.
- Her brother Ben Davis played defensive back for the Cleveland Browns and Detroit Lions in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
-Angela Davis attended Carrie A. Tuggle School, an black elementary school; later she attended Parker Annex a middle school branch of Parker high school. During this time Angela Davis' mother, Sallye Bell Davis was a national officer and leading organizer of the southern negro youth congress.
"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."
"No March, movement or agenda that defines manhood in the narrowest terms and seeks to make women lesser partners in this quest for equality can be considered a positive step."
"I am no longer accepting the things I can not change, I am changing the things I can not accept."
-Dr. Angela Davis