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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 question...

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.

Critical Resistance meeting led by Angela Davis, "Critical Resistance HR 1, #1," May 4, 2000. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.54.
Scope and Contents: Features special guest and activist Cassandra Shaylor. Group discusses response to Shaylor's article about women prisoners in California, prison guard culture, and philosophical historicism.

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.

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: Black communist event, ca.1987. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.8.
Scope and Contents: Davis discusses economic and political inequality in the United States, the politics of Ronald Reagan, unemployment, racism, sexism and reproductive rights, corporate monopolies and labor rights, the nomination of Robert Bork to the United States Supreme Court, and South Africa. Davis's speech is followed by a speech by the president of the event organization about Angela Davis.

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

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.22.
Scope and Contents: 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.