[Letters to Angela Davis from the United States - from other incarcerated people], 1970-1971 Digital
Includes postcards and letters from writing campaign in solidarity with Angela Davis.
[Southern California Regional Committee to Free Angela Davis and All Political Prisoners newsletter], 1971 Digital
Herbie Hancock, Taj Mahal, Malo, and Maya Angelou in concert for Angela Davis, Berkeley Community Theatre, CA : poster, undated Digital
Angela Davis speech: "Relationship Among Racism, Birth Control, and Reproductive Rights" at National Organization for Women (NOW), Sacramento, conference December 6, 1986. Digital
Davis discusses movement for women's equality, terrorist assaults against abortion clinics; how reproductive rights is related to issues of race, class, and foreign policy; and the dangers of corporate reproductive technologies. She critiques the women's movement's myopic focus on abortion rights without considering issues faced by poor women or women of color such as sterilization.
Angela Davis speech: "Women's issues and empowerment" at College of Wooster Part I, September 13, 1990. Digital
Davis discusses the Gulf War and its relationship to gender inequality, global issues of inequality, women in activism, the construction of whiteness, racism, hate violence, and racial solidarity. Includes audience question and answer session.
Angela Davis speech: "Women's issues and empowerment" at College of Wooster Part II, September 13, 1990. Digital
Continuation of audience question and answer session with Angela Davis.
Angela Davis speech: Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library for Social Research Part I and Part III, May 7, 1991. Digital
Davis discusses liberty, justice, and the root causes of social inequality at a library in Oakland, California.
Angela Davis speech: Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library for Social Research Part II, May 7, 1991. Digital
Davis discusses interconnections between Gulf War, domestic violence, hate violence, and personal experience with activism and police violence.
Angela Davis and Ericka Huggins lecture: San Francisco State University class discussion, March 20, 1991. Digital
Huggins discusses women in prison, sexism, and prisoner rights. Davis discusses the development of the prison system and theory by Michel Foucault.
Angela Davis speech: Syracuse University Jeanette K. Watson Distinguished Visiting Professorship Lecture, "The Politics of Reproduction," March 25, 1992. Digital
Lecture on the reproductive rights of incarcerated women. Davis discusses the history women's prisons, the cult of domesticity, teenage pregnancy, and the criminalization of women's sexuality.
Conversation with Angela Davis and Kum-Kum Bhavnani on prison research interviews, November 17, 1993. Digital
Conversation about Davis's and Bhavnani's collaborative project on incarcerated women. They discuss approaches to interviewing women prisoners, topics the women have discussed during group interviews, and how those discussion can be translated into prison alternatives.
Angela Davis speech: "Black Women's Music and Social Consciousness" at Saint Mary's College, December 12, 1994. Digital
Davis reads and discusses her book Blues Legacies and Black Feminism: Gertrude Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday. Includes lecture and audience question and answer session on blues music .
Angela Davis speech: "Contemporary Possibilities of Building Community" at Pomona College Part I, February 2, 1996. Digital
Davis discusses building communities of political activism, family values, the Million Man March, interlocking systems of oppression, anti-racism, identity politics, victimology, and prisoner abolition.
Angela Davis speech: "Contemporary Possibilities of Building Community" at Pomona College Part II, February 2, 1996. Digital
Continuation of speech by Angela Davis. Includes audience question and answer session.
Angela Davis speech: Women of Wisdom Conference at Seattle Unity Church, Part I, February 14, 1997. Digital
Speech by Angela Davis delivered at Seattle Unity Church. Discusses her experience in jail, emergence of African American spiritual practices during slavery, political activism, the prison industrial complex, affirmative action, and women in prison and the prison industrial complex.
Angela Davis speech: Women of Wisdom Conference at Seattle Unity Church, Part II, February 14, 1997 . Digital
Audience question and answer session with Angela Davis.
Angela Davis speech: "The Blues Tradition: Music and the Afro-American Liberation Struggle," Marxist Study Series, March 17, 1997. Digital
Davis discusses the history of blues, a Marxist approach to understanding art, the Harlem Renaissance, and music and work. Delivered in San Francisco, California.
Angela Davis speech: "Unfinished Liberation: Beyond the Prison Industrial Complex" at Colorado University Boulder, March 15, 1998. Digital
Davis discusses expansion of the prison system, the criminalization of marginalized communities, and prison labor. Includes audience question and answer session.