Angela Davis An Autobiography

Author: Angela Yvonne Davis
Publisher: International Pub
ISBN: 9780717806676
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The political activist reflects upon the people and incidents that have influenced her life and commitment to global liberation of the oppressed

Visionary Women Writers Of Chicago S Black Arts Movement

Author: Carmen L. Phelps
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 1604737352
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Activists. Writing. Autobiography. As African American women intimately involved
in the Black Power Movement in the United States during the late 1960s and
early 1970s, Angela Davis, Assata Shakur, and Elaine Brown all shared a
commitment to radical leftist politics and the building of a society free of race and
class oppression. Disinclined to seek concessions within the existing
socioeconomic structure, each participated in forms of revolutionary activism that
sought to expose and ...


Author: Assata Shakur
Publisher: Zed Books Ltd.
ISBN: 1783606819
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A major contribution to the history of black liberation, destined to take its place alongside The Autobiography of Malcolm X and the works of Maya Angelou.

African American Autobiographers

Author: Emmanuel Sampath Nelson
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313314094
Size: 73.84 MB
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Jan Webster praises the autobiography for exposing the "horrors of the penal
system"; that story, he points out, "needs telling, and [Davis] tells it powerfully and
well" (31). But he wonders if Angela Davis should have written an autobiography
at the young age of thirty. He finds the work too narrowly focused on her legal
battles without providing a sense of the wider political history of the 1960s. Janet
Burroway infers that Davis's autobiography "is not a good book" because it lacks
literary ...