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Angela Davis

Angela Davis is an American political activist, academic scholar, and author. She emerged as a prominent counterculture activist and radical in the 1960s as a leader of the Communist Party USA, and had close relations with the Black Panther Party through her involvement in the Civil Rights Movement. Her interests include prisoner rights; she co-founded Critical Resistance, an organization working to abolish the prison-industrial complex. She was a professor (now retired) at the University of California, Santa Cruz, in its History of Consciousness Department and a former director of the university's Feminist Studies department.


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Born:
Jan 26, 1944 In Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
16
First Appeared:
In the movie Angela Davis Is at Your Mercy 1970-03-27
Latest Project:
Movie Venom 2018-10-03
Known For
Poster of Free Angela and All Political Prisoners
Poster of Wer die Erde liebt
Poster of Angela Davis: Portrait of a Revolutionary
Poster of Angela Davis Is at Your Mercy
Filmography
Movie Venom Evacuating Scientist 2018-10-03
Movie I Feel Pretty Luna 2018-04-19
Movie The House on Coco Road 2017-06-30
Movie 13th Herself 2016-10-07
Movie Creed Staff Member #4 2015-11-25
Movie Out in the Night Herself 2014-06-12
Movie Free Angela and All Political Prisoners Herself 2012-09-09
Movie The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 Herself (voice) 2011-09-09
Movie The Black List: Volume Two Herself 2009-02-26
Movie The U.S. vs. John Lennon Herself 2006-09-15
Movie The Peace! Herself 2005-09-20
Movie A Huey P. Newton Story 2001-06-18
Movie O Estripador de Mulheres 1978-09-10
Movie Wer die Erde liebt 1974-01-11
Movie Angela Davis: Portrait of a Revolutionary Herself 1972-01-13
Movie Angela Davis Is at Your Mercy Herself 1970-03-27