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Angela Davis speech: Women, Race, and Class, ca.1986. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.7.
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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.

Angela Davis interview, The Arsenio Hall Show, March 9, 1989. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.13.
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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.

Angela Davis interview, "Sonya Live in L.A.," March 10, 1989. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.14.
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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.

Angela Davis interview, Good Morning Bay Area, 1989. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.16.
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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.

The state of communism featuring Angela Davis, ABC News Nightline, May 1, 1990. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.18.
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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.

Angela Davis speech: Kenyon College, November 1, 1990. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.21.
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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.

Interview with Angela Davis, "Conversation with Ed Gordan," ca.1990. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.22.
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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.

Angela Davis speech: Bates College, January 16, 1991. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.23.
Scope and Contents: Speech on gender, race, and class and how these concepts relate to the Gulf War. Davis discusses the United States military; a demonstration against the Gulf War in San Francisco, California; United States imperialism; apartheid in South Africa; British imperialism, Kuwait and Iraq; people of color and working class people in the military; Colin Powell; criminalization; the Vietnam War; the importance of building a multiracial and multicultural activist movement; people of color in...

Angela Davis interviews artist Ice Cube, ca.1991. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.27.
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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.

Angela Davis speech: Ithaca College, African American History Month, 1993. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.32.
Scope and Contents: Davis discusses women in the civil rights movement and Black Power Movement (Rosa Parks, Ella Baker, Ruby Doris Robinson, Lorraine Hansberry, Elizabeth Martinez, Maria Varela); her memory of the 1963 16th Street Baptist Church explosion in Birmingham, Alabama; connections between social issues; media depictions of the relationship between African Americans and Koreans; violence against women; unemployment; creating new forms of activism; "women of color" as a political expression. Includes...

ARD German Television interview with Angela Davis: raw footage, January 22, 1994. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.33.
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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.

ARD German Television interview with Angela Davis: edited, January 26, 1994. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.34.
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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.

A Conversation with Amiri Baraka and Angela Davis, November 21, 1997. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.49.
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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.

Angela Davis speech: University of Kentucky, Lexington, November 5, 1999. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.57.
Scope and Contents: Includes musical performance by Black Voices student choir and poetry performance by Nikky Finney. Speech on desegregation, affirmative action, and the prison industrial complex. Davis discusses the expansion of the punishment industry, Mumia Abu-Jamal, the history of prisons, women's prisons, prison workers, civil death, structural racism, corporate globalization, unemployment, the death penalty, her imprisonment and trial, and Roger L. McAfee. Includes audience question and answer session....

Angela Davis speech: University of Wisconsin-Madison, November 16, 1999. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.58.
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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.

"A Second Look - Show 313" featuring Angela Davis, November 26, 2006. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.63.
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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.

[Letters sent to Angela Davis in jail], 1970 Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, 58.7.
Scope and Contents: Subseries D, General trial files, 1970-1992 (#56.10-60.12, 205FB.6-205FB.10, 206F+B.1-206F+B.4, 208F+B.1-208F+B.9, 209F+B.1-209F+B.5, 210F+B.1-210F+B.3, 211F+B.1-211F+B.4, 212F+B.1-212F+B.4, 202OB.15-202OB.16, 207OB.1-207OB.10, 220SB.1, 222SB.1, 223OB-225OB, 207OB), includes clippings, letters to Davis (including some with her carbon responses), fliers, Davis's FBI wanted poster, letters and printed/published material from Committees to Free Angela from all over the United States including...

["An Open Letter to my Sister, Miss Angela Davis by James Baldwin"], 1970 Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, 205FB.9.
Scope and Contents: Subseries D, General trial files, 1970-1992 (#56.10-60.12, 205FB.6-205FB.10, 206F+B.1-206F+B.4, 208F+B.1-208F+B.9, 209F+B.1-209F+B.5, 210F+B.1-210F+B.3, 211F+B.1-211F+B.4, 212F+B.1-212F+B.4, 202OB.15-202OB.16, 207OB.1-207OB.10, 220SB.1, 222SB.1, 223OB-225OB, 207OB), includes clippings, letters to Davis (including some with her carbon responses), fliers, Davis's FBI wanted poster, letters and printed/published material from Committees to Free Angela from all over the United States including...