Angela Davis Quotes

I grew up in the southern United States in a city which at that time during the late '40's and early '50's was the most segregated city in the country, and in a sense learning how to oppose the status quo was a question of survival.

 
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Angela Davis
Angela Davis
  • Born: January 26, 1944
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Educator, Author, Social Activist

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 briefly involved in the Black Panther Party during the Civil Rights Movement.