Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

RESULTS: 26 - 50 of 177

Refine my results

Angela Davis speech: Syracuse University Walter Rodney Memorial Lecture Part I, March 23, 1992. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.20.
Scope and Contents:

Annual Walter Rodney Memorial Lecture delivered by Angela Davis for the Jeannette K. Watson Distinguished Visiting Professorship in the Humanities about contemporary feminism and the legacy of Malcolm X. Davis discusses the male supremacist ramifications of black nationalism and the commodification of Malcolm X. Includes audience question and answer session.

Angela Davis and Linda Chavez speech: Hamline University, September 24, 1992. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.27.
Scope and Contents: Speeches by Angela Davis and Linda Chavez (former director of the White House Office of Public Liaison under United States President Ronald Reagan) on the theme "Justice for whom?." Chavez discusses institutional racism, the 1991 Rodney King police officer trial, the dangers of condemning the United States justice system, black-on-black crime, violent crime rates, and dissolution of the black family. Davis discusses perceived neutrality of the justice system, refutes family structure as a...

Angela Davis speech: "Journey into Social Activism" at Saint Mary's College, December 10, 1992. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.29.
Scope and Contents: Davis discusses women's activism through the lens of her personal journey as an activist. She discusses her article "Afro Images: Politics, Fashion, and Nostalgia," representations of activism, coded racial language, differences between activism in the 1960s and activism in the 1990s, criminalization of drug-use, and her petition against the dismissal of Joycelyn Elders from the position of United States Surgeon General. Includes audience question and answer session. Includes audience...

Conversation with Angela Davis and Kum-Kum Bhavnani on prison research, November 13, 1993. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.30.
Scope and Contents:

Conversation about Davis's and Bhavnani's collaborative project on incarcerated women. They discuss the collaboration process, interviewing incarcerated women, interpersonal dynamics, learning moments, what's been working, and what can be improved.

Angela Davis speech: Report from Harlem, September 9, 1994. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.32.
Scope and Contents:

Alternative Radio program "Report from Harlem" recorded at the Dempsey Center in Harlem, New York. Davis discusses issues faced by the African American community in Harlem including poverty, racism, the depiction of African Americans in media, the Bill Clinton administration, the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, mass incarceration, sexual harassment, and racism.

Interview with Angela Davis on African American activism and Ireland, April 21, 1997. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.40.
Scope and Contents:

Irish human rights activist Brian J. Dooley interviews Angela Davis. Includes discussion of Irish civil rights leader Bernadette Devlin McAliskey's February 1971 visit to Davis in jail, historical ties between Irish and African American activists, Davis's trip to Northern Ireland for Northern Ireland Women's Rights Organization event, military presence in Northern Ireland, and portrayal of the Black Panther Party in media.

Angela Davis speech: Frontline Feminisms conference at University of California, Riverside, ca.1997. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.43.
Scope and Contents:

Davis discusses international women's struggles, the importance of forming transnational radical movements, the prison industrial complex, capitalism, United States militarism and law enforcement, interconnections between different issues of inequality, and political prisoners.

Angela Davis and Nkenge Zola radio show, March 26, 1998. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.45.
Scope and Contents:

WDET FM radio program with host Nkenge Zola and Angela Davis. Davis discusses black women in blues music and the prison industrial complex.

Riverside Church, "A Talkback with Professor Angela Davis," January 24, 1999. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.48.
Scope and Contents: Series XII, AUDIOVISUAL, ca.1971-2016, undated (T-547.1-T-547.148, DVD-143.1-DVD-143.38, CD-90.1-CD-90.12, Vt-314.1-Vt-314.65, MP-84.1-MP-84.2, Phon-75.1-Phon-75.5), includes audiotapes, CDs, DVDs, videotapes, motion pictures, and phonograph records. This series contains speeches, lectures, and interviews delivered by Angela Davis at schools, conferences, and other events in the United States and abroad. Also includes recordings of Critical Resistance meeting proceedings and Davis's 1970s...

Critical Resistance meeting led by Angela Davis, "Critical Resistance HR 1," April 13, 2000. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.49.
Scope and Contents:

Group critiques the book The Oxford History of the Prison: The Practice of Punishment in Western Society and its lack of discussion on the relationship between prisons and the state, race, and gender. Participants also discuss creating educational materials on crime and incarceration.

Critical Resistance meeting led by Angela Davis, "Critical Resistance #2," April 20, 2000. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.51.
Scope and Contents:

Second half of Critical Resistance meeting. Participants discuss the representation of crime in media, victim's rights, and the shift from prison rehabilitation to retribution.

Worship Service, Angela Davis Defense Committee, November 14, 1971. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.132.
Scope and Contents:

Ecumenical worship service and informational forum sponsored by the United East Oakland Clergy. Includes presentation by the Angela Davis Defense Committee.

"Poem to Angela Davis - Voice of Nicolás Guillén," November 19, 1982. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.143.
Scope and Contents: Series XII, AUDIOVISUAL, ca.1971-2016, undated (T-547.1-T-547.148, DVD-143.1-DVD-143.38, CD-90.1-CD-90.12, Vt-314.1-Vt-314.65, MP-84.1-MP-84.2, Phon-75.1-Phon-75.5), includes audiotapes, CDs, DVDs, videotapes, motion pictures, and phonograph records. This series contains speeches, lectures, and interviews delivered by Angela Davis at schools, conferences, and other events in the United States and abroad. Also includes recordings of Critical Resistance meeting proceedings and Davis's 1970s...

Vincent Harding interviews Angela Davis for Veterans of Hope Project, August 9, 2012. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, DVD-143.33.
Scope and Contents: Part I: Davis discusses her childhood, family, early experiences with racism, her experience at Elisabeth Irwin High School, early activism and travel abroad, and recognizing the groups of people who contributed to social movements. Part II: Davis discusses campaign to free political prisoners, the Soledad Brothers, Jonathan Jackson, her arrest and trail, the Free Angela Davis campaign, scholarship and activism around prisons, and Critical Resistance. Davis also answers audience...

Interview with Angela Davis, "Essence: The Television Program, show 38/2," June 3, 1986. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.5.
Scope and Contents:

Documentary show hosted by Susan Taylor and Felipe Luciano. Includes segment on women in jazz, interview with Angela Davis, and interview with actress Phylicia Rashad. Davis discusses the black power movement, how she has changed since the 1970's, apartheid in South Africa, and the responsibility of black people to organize. Includes clips of Angela Davis speeches and 10 second episode promo.

Angela Davis speech: Black History Month at Southern Methodist University, ca.1986. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.6.
Scope and Contents:

Introduction by Alphine Jefferson. Davis discusses the history of Martin Luther King Jr., Day, political discourse around the Black family, employment among African Americans, capitalism, war industry, structural inequality, Ronald Reagan, racist violence, police violence, apartheid in South Africa, for-profit prisons, the death penalty, political prisoners, and international revolutions. Includes audience question and answer session.