Quotes by Angela Davis

Angela Yvonne Davis is an American political activist, academic, and author. She emerged as a prominent counterculture activist in the 1960s working with the Communist Party USA, of which she was a member until 1991, and was involved briefly in the Black Panther Party during the Civil Rights Movement. After allegedly purchasing firearms used in the 1970 armed take-over of a Marin County, California courtroom, in which four persons were killed, she was prosecuted for conspiracy.

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Jails and prisons are designed to break human beings, to convert the population into specimens in a zoo - obedient to our keepers, but dangerous to each other.

Angela Davis
 
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Poor people, people of color - especially are much more likely to be found in prison than in institutions of higher education.

Angela Davis
 
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Racism, in the first place, is a weapon used by the wealthy to increase the profits they bring in by paying Black workers less for their work.

Angela Davis
 
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