Davis discusses women in the civil rights movement, her activism in the 1960's and 1970's, sexism, racism in the women's movement, apartheid in South Africa, Sandra Day O'Connor, abortion, sterilization, and interconnections between political movements, nuclear disarmament, the space shuttle Challenger disaster. Includes audience question and answer session.
Partial episode of television talk show featuring Angela Davis promoting her new book "Woman, Culture, and Politics." Video cuts to Davis interview. Davis discusses her public image, her activism, communism, racism within the women's movement, and rap music.
Davis discusses the current state of political activism, president George W. Bush, lessons she's learned as an activist, feminist movements in the Middle East, women's equality, communism, and her book Women, Race, and Class. Includes viewer phone calls, television commercials, and brief newscast.
Segment of KGO-TV talk show featuring guest Angela Davis and lawyer James Garrett. Davis discusses Teresa Jeffrey Clark and John Clark who were arrested after falsely calling in sick to work, the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Oppression, discriminatory police practices, community organizing.
Newscast on the international state of communism and communism in the United States. Includes interviews with Angela Davis, a columnist for Soviet newspaper Izvestia, and writer Alexander Coburn. Includes commercials.
Speech on the persistence of racism in academia. Davis discusses her experience at Brandeis University, creating an inclusive curriculum, affirmative action, internalized racism, racial and ethnic linguistic terms, Black Studies programs, elitism, classicism, teaching in prisons, and the cocaine drug epidemic. Includes audience question and answer session.
Davis discusses how she became an activist, her continued relevance among younger generations, public perception of her, leadership and classicism in the African American community, racism, and her reception at the NAACP Image Awards.
Discussion topics include generational differences between African Americans, sexist language in hip hop, reclaiming racial slurs, Ice Cube's album "Death Certificate," hip hop culture, black women in activism, racial stereotypes, musical influences, depiction of African Americans in media, drug epidemic, police violence, African American leaders, apartheid in South Africa, and other issues affecting the African American community.
Davis discusses the war on drugs, political and social movements since the 1970s, Marxism, increasing racism and xenophobia in former European socialist countries, the interconnections between social issues, the women's movement, her musical preferences, the Communist Party, social problems in the United States, and children's literature. Includes B-roll footage of Angela Davis and Fania Davis at home and a Davis family photograph.
Edited biographical feature and interview. Includes archival footage of Angela Davis in the 1970's. Includes four cuts of the program. First two edits of the program are narrated in German with Davis dubbed in German. Third edit of the program is narrated in German with Davis interview in English.
Video starts in the middle of a poetry performances. Performances are followed by moderated conversation between Angela Davis and writer Amiri Baraka. They discuss activist movements, imperialism, capitalism, activist strategies. Includes audience question and answer session. See #105.2 for additional event materials.
Speech by Angela Davis at the Wisconsin Union Theater on the death penalty and its implications. Davis discusses Mumia Abu-Jamal, the prison-industrial complex, her trial, mass incarceration, Manny Babbitt, prison history, prisoner abuse, sweatshops and corporate exploitation, the global expansion of the prison industry, prison abolition, and the connections between punishment, gender, race, and class. Includes audience question and answer session.
Angela Davis discusses how to reform the prison system.
Episode of Fox television morning show about the history of the Black Panther Party. Includes archival footage from the 1970s and interviews with former Black Panther David Hilliard, the Alameda County sheriff, Eldridge Cleaver, Angela Davis, and Ericka Huggins. Also includes coverage of Huey P. Newton's funeral. Davis discusses media representations of the Black Panther Party.
Film footage of Angela Davis during her 1972 trip to the Soviet Union.
Includes letter from Alice Collins, mother of Addie Mae, who was killed in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing (58.9).
Includes letters between Davis and S. Deacon Alexander about prison and the importance of letters from her friends while in prison.
Includes organization plan.
Includes "National Defense Bulletin," and press releases.
Includes pamphlets, brochures from Canadian Government Travel Bureau requested by Davis.