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

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.54.
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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 HR 1, #1," May 25, 2000. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.58.
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Group discusses visit to Calipatria State Prison, how to educate the public about prison conditions, prisoner rights, and the California Department of Corrections.

Critical Resistance meeting led by Angela Davis, "Critical Resistance HR 1, #2," May 25, 2000. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.59.
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Continuation of Critical Resistance meeting. Group discusses prison reformers working with prison workers, political education for prisoners, and how to best advocate for prison reforms.

Critical Resistance meeting led by Angela Davis, "Critical Resistance HR 1, #2," June 8, 2000. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.64.
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Continuation of Critical Resistance. Group discusses disciplining in school, violence against women, the purpose and structure of Critical Resistance, and writing a group manifesto.

Angela Davis speech: "Building Bridges, Making Connections" at Black Gay and Lesbian Leadership Forum, undated. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.83.
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Conference opening ceremony and speech by Angela Davis titled " Davis discusses the rise in political conscious of the black gay and lesbian community, gay men and lesbians in the military, United States militarism, sexism, anti-gay and lesbian legislation, identity politics, homophobia in African American communities, AIDS and HIV, and racism.

Women's prisons research: Angela Davis interviews the Cuba Commission for Prevention of Crime: Part I, June 30, 1997. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.126.
Scope and Contents: Interview with Cuba Vice President of Commission for Prevention of Crime Ana Expositio by Angela Davis with assistance from Spanish language interpreter for research project on incarcerated women and alternatives to prison. Discussion includes history and purpose of the commission, connection with the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of the Interior, prison labor, and Davis's research project. Davis asks about popular opinions of prisons and types of offenses committed by men and...

Women's prisons research: Angela Davis interviews the Cuba Commission for Prevention of Crime: Part II, June 30, 1997. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.127.
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Continuation of interview. Discussion includes description of prisons in the United States, the Netherlands, and United Nations standard minimum rules for the treatment of prisoners. In English and Spanish.

"A Conversation with Angela Davis and Elaine Brown, Sides I and II, tape speed 1 7/8," February 25, 1975. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.135.
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...

Angela Davis speech: "The Anti-Rape Movement and the Struggle Against Racism" at San Diego State University February 20, 1985. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.2.
Scope and Contents: Lecture by Angela Davis titled "The Anti-Rape Movement and the Struggle Against Racism" delivered for the Rape Education and Prevention series. Aired on television show "Work In Progress" as community programming on Southwestern Cable TV San Diego. Davis discusses the history of women's liberation movement, victim blaming, myths about rape, Joan Little, why men rape, sexual assault of black women, Delbert Tibbs, racism, classicism, Ronald Reagan, abortion, the connection between socialism...

Angela Davis speech: "Women and the Struggle Against Racism" at National Organization for Women: California Statewide Convention, May 1987. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.3.
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Davis discusses affirmative action, racism violence, Ronald Reagan and corporate interest, connections between racism and sexism, solidarity, antisemitism, the death penalty, police brutality, and grassroots movements. Includes audience question and answer session.

Speech by Angela Davis: International Women's Week at the London Borough of Hackney, March 1986. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.4.
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Davis discusses the 1985 World Conference on Women in Nairobi, Kenya, racism, the importance of class analysis in understanding social issues, the death penalty, capitalism, sterilization and teenage pregnancy among African Americans, interconnections between class, race, and gender, Sojourner Truth, nuclear disarmament, and community elders.

Angela Davis speech: Reproductive Rights in the 1980's at University of California, San Diego, May 9, 1987. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.8.
Scope and Contents: Davis discusses sexism within activist movements, racism within the women's movement, violence against women, interconnections between social and political issues, the Ronald Reagan administration, the anti-abortion movement, and sterilization in Puerto Rico. Audio and video cutout midway through speech due to interruption from anti-abortion protestors. Post-interruption Davis discusses new reproductive technologies and their implications, the criminalization of abortion, and infant...

Angela Davis and Dolores Huerta speech: National Organization for Women: California Statewide Convention, May 30, 1987. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.9.
Scope and Contents: Delivered at "Revolutionary Women, 1787-1987" conference. Davis discusses the Iran-Contra affair, democracy, historical revolutionary women, inequality within the women's movement, unemployment, racist violence, and the importance of having a multiracial women's movement. Huerta discusses Hispanic women in the women's movement, H-2A visas, current issues in labor rights for farm workers, pesticide poisoning, corporate agriculture, and the third grape boycott. See also #92.7 for additional...

Angela Davis speech: National Association of Women's Centers Conference at Alverno College, July 16, 1988. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.10.
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Davis discusses the role and importance of women's centers; the importance of fostering a multiracial community; connections between racism, classism, and sexism; the history of the women's movement; and the 1988 United States presidential election. Includes various footage of conference participants and events.

Angela Davis speech: "Complexity, Activism, and Optimism: Agendas for the 1990's" at Oberlin College, March 16, 1990. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.17.
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Introduction by Kum-Kum Bhavnani. Davis discusses her childhood, segregation in the southern United States, interconnections between social and political issues, racism, the U.S. military, and supporting students of color on college campuses. Includes audience questions and answer session. See #93.12 for a copy of the speech.

"Celebration of the Life of Malcolm X featuring guest lecturer Angela Y. Davis" at Marcus Books in Oakland, California, May 12, 1990. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.19.
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Davis discusses her undergraduate educational experience, the first time she heard Malcolm X speak, the legacy of Malcolm X, how different political issues are connected, the next generation of activism, sexism, racism, incarceration, and solidarity between the Native American and African American community. Includes audience question and answer session.

Angela Davis speech: Activism and progressive discourse in the 1990's at Hartwick College, September 5, 1990. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.20.
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Davis discusses her journey into activism, feminism, the 1985 World Conference on Women, the importance of understanding the interconnectedness of all political issues, and hate violence and racism on college campuses. Includes audience question and answer session.

Angela Davis speech: Racism and the politics of reproduction at Le Moyne College, Women's History Month, March 8, 1991. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.24.
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Davis discusses the Gulf War, the social construction of motherhood within racist ideology, slavery, abortion, unemployment, sterilization, white collar crime, criminalization, homophobia, healthcare, childcare, and Christopher Columbus. Includes audience question and answer session.

Angela Davis speech: Violence and apartheid in South Africa at University of Michigan, October 17, 1991. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.25.
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Davis discusses colonialism and genocide of indigenous peoples, Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas, class divisions within the black community, her recent trip and experience in South Africa, South African politics, and capitalism.

Angela Davis speech: Violence and apartheid in South Africa at Harvard University Kennedy Center Institute of Politics, December 13, 1991. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.26.
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Introduction by writer Evelyn C. White. Davis discusses apartheid and violence in South Africa, hate violence in the United States, and solidarity. Includes audience question and answer session. See #94.10 for additional materials.

Angela Davis speech: "Rivals, Girlfriends, and Advisors: Intragender Relations in Woman's Blues" at University of California, Santa Barbara, May 21, 1992. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.28.
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...

Angela Davis speech: "Activism into the 90's" at University of Massachusetts at Amherst, February 26, 1993. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.30.
Scope and Contents: Davis discusses activist movements, poet Pat Parker, masculinist conceptions of history, Malcolm X, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., women in the civil rights movement, racial categories and racialization, apartheid in South Africa, coalition building, President Bill Clinton's attorney general appointment, gay rights, conservative people of color such as Colin Powell and Clarence Thomas, unemployment, socialism and capitalism, and prison abolition. Includes audience question and answer...

Angela Davis speech: "Empowering Women: Challenges and Prospects for the Twenty-First Century" at University of Massachusetts at Amherst, February 27, 1993. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, Vt-314.31.
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Includes conference introductions. Davis discusses initially not identifying as a feminist, women as a biological category, incidents of fighting or violence among people of color, the challenges of organizing along political lines, solidarity across race and gender, women in prison, socialism. Includes audience question and answer session.