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Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne) 1944-

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Women, race & class by Angela Y Davis( Book )

63 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful study of the women's movement in the U.S. from abolitionist days to the present that demonstrates how it has always been hampered by the racist and classist biases of its leaders
Blues legacies and Black feminism : Gertrude "Ma" Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday by Angela Y Davis( Book )

36 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1,756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through a close and riveting analysis of these artists' performances, words, and lives, Davis uncovers the unmistakable assertion and uncompromising celebration of non-middle-class, non-heterosexual social, moral, and sexual values
Women, culture & politics by Angela Y Davis( Book )

29 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 1,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of her speeches and writings which address the political and social changes of the past decade as they are concerned with the struggle for racial, sexual, and economic equality
If they come in the morning : voices of resistance by Angela Y Davis( Book )

38 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Dust Jacket: The trial of Angela Yvonne Davis in connection with the prisoner revolt by three black prisoners on August 7, 1970 at the Marin County Courthouse will be remembered as one of America's most historic political trials, and no one can tell the story better than Miss Davis herself. This book is also perhaps the most comprehensive and thorough analysis of that increasingly important symbol-the political prisoner. Of her trial, Miss Davis writes, "I am charged with three capital offenses-murder, kidnapping and conspiracy. My life is at stake in this case-not simply the life of a lone individual, but a life which has been given over to the struggles of my people, a life which belongs to Black people who are tired of poverty, and racism, of the unjust imprisonment of tens of thousands of our brothers and sisters." "I stand before this court", she declares, "as a target of a political frame up which, far from pointing to my culpability, implicates the State of California as an agent of political repression. I declare publicly before the court, before the people of this country, that I am innocent of all charges which have been leveled against me by the State of California." On the central theme of this book Miss Davis contends that "the offense of the political prisoner in his political boldness, his consistent challenges-legally or extra-legally-of fundamental social wrongs fostered and reinforced by the state. He has opposed unjust laws and exploitative, racist social conditions in general, with the ultimate aim of transforming these laws and the society into an order harmonious with the material and spiritual need and interests of the vast majority of its members." Regarding his own defense, Ruchell Magee, the only prisoner who survived the same revolt and one of the many impressive contributors in this invaluable volume which includes George Jackson, Fleeta Drumgo, John Cluthcette, James Baldwin, Bobby Seale and Ericka Huggins, states, "For over seven years I have been forced to stay in slavery on fraudulent pleas of guilty, made by attorneys, court-appointed attorneys, over my objection, over my plea of not guilty, and over my testimony of not guilty."
The Black power mixtape 1967-1975 : a documentary in 9 chapters( Visual )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975 mobilizes a treasure trove of 16mm material shot by Swedish journalists who came to the US drawn by stories of urban unrest and revolution. Gaining access to many of the leaders of the Black Power Movement Stokely Carmichael, Bobby Seale, Angela Davis and Eldridge Cleaver among them the filmmakers captured them in intimate moments and remarkably unguarded interviews. Thirty years later, this lush collection was found languishing in the basement of Swedish Television." Description from mrqe.com
Are prisons obsolete? by Angela Y Davis( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: Amid rising public concern about the proliferation and privatization of prisons, and their promise of enormous profits, world-renowned author and activist Angela Y. Davis argues for the abolition of the prison system as the dominant way of responding to America's social ills. "In thinking about the possible obsolescence of the prison," Davis writes, "we should ask how it is that so many people could end up in prison without major debates regarding the efficacy of incarceration." Whereas Reagan-era politicians with "tough on crime" stances argued that imprisonment and longer sentences would keep communities free of crime, history has shown that the practice of mass incarceration during that period has had little or no effect on official crime rates: in fact, larger prison populations led not to safer communities but to even larger prison populations. As we make our way into the twenty-first century-two hundred years after the invention of the penitentiary-the question of prison abolition has acquired an unprecedented urgency. Backed by growing numbers of prisons and prisoners, Davis analyzes these institutions in the U.S., arguing that the very future of democracy depends on our ability to develop radical theories and practices that make it possible to plan and fight for a world beyond the prison industrial complex
Black is... black ain't : a personal journey through black identity( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American culture has stereotyped black Americans for centuries. Equally devastating, the late Marlon Riggs argued, have been the definitions of "blackness" African Americans impose upon one another which contain and reduce the black experience. In this film, Riggs meets a cross-section of African Americans grappling with the paradox of numerous, often contradictory definitions of blackness. He shows many who have felt uncomfortable and even silenced within the race because their complexion, class, sexuality, gender or speech has rendered them "not black enough," or conversely, "too black."
Freedom is a constant struggle : Ferguson, Palestine, and the foundations of a movement by Angela Y Davis( Book )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these newly collected essays, interviews, and speeches, world-renowned activist and scholar Angela Y. Davis illuminates the connections between struggles against state violence and oppression throughout history and around the world. Reflecting on the importance of black feminism, intersectionality, and prison abolitionism for today's struggles, Davis discusses the legacies of previous liberation struggles, from the Black Freedom Movement to the South African anti-Apartheid movement. She highlights connections and analyzes today's struggles against state terror, from Ferguson to Palestine. Facing a world of outrageous injustice, Davis challenges us to imagine and build the movement for human liberation. And in doing so, she reminds us that "Freedom is a constant struggle."
The Angela Y. Davis reader by Angela Y Davis( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joy James, "the editor teaches political theory in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder, where she is also Director of the Center for Studies of Ethnicity and Race in America (CSERA)"--Cover
The two nations of black America( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is a growing economic divide in black America. Today, America's black middle class is the largest in its history, yet roughly one-third of black America continues to live in poverty. This film measures the economic and social success of the civil rights movement and the gap between middle class and poor African-Americans through interviews with noted Afro-Americans and historical film footage
Policing the national body : sex, race, and criminalization( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Policing the National Body places issues of race, class, and gender at the center of the reproductive rights and social justice agenda.--Publisher's website
Free Angela, and all political prisoners( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A ... docudrama that takes a gripping look at the historical incidents that created an international movement to free activist Angela Davis, and tells the story of social justice activism that lands her on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list"--Container
Fidel : the untold story by Estela Bravo( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary produced in Cuba celebrating the life and political career of Fidel Castro through archival footage, interviews with Castro and commentary by family, associates, former guerrilla fighters, politicians and historians. Castro is seen swimming with bodyguards in the ocean, visiting his childhood home and school, joking with his friend Nelson Mandela, meeting with Elian Gonzalez, and celebrating his birthday with the Buena Vista Social Club
The meaning of freedom by Angela Y Davis( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is the meaning of freedom? Angela Y. Davis' life and work have been dedicated to examining this fundamental question and to ending all forms of oppression that deny people their political, cultural, and sexual freedom. In this collection of twelve searing, previously unpublished speeches, Davis confronts the interconnected issues of power, race, gender, class, incarceration, conservatism, and the ongoing need for social change in the United States. With her characteristic brilliance, historical insight, and penetrating analysis, Davis addresses examples of institutional injustice and explores the radical notion of freedom as a collective striving for real democracy -- not a thing granted by the state, law, proclamation, or policy, but a participatory social process, rooted in difficult dialogues, that demands new ways of thinking and being. "It is not too much," writes Robin D.G. Kelly in the introduction, "to call her one of the world's leading philosophers of freedom." The Meaning of Freedom articulates a bold vision of the society we need to build and the path to get there. -- Publisher description
Abolition democracy : beyond empire, prisons, and torture by Angela Y Davis( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a series of interviews given in the wake of the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, Angela Y. Davis explores how historical systems of oppression like slavery and lynching continue to influence and undermine democracy today. Davis builds on W.E.B. DuBois's view that when people were released from slavery in this country, they were denied the full privileges of other citizens. This denial of full rights and the creation of a U.S. prison system emerged as a way of maintaining dominance and control over entire populations. Davis explores the notion of "Abolition Democracy" as the democracy to come, a set of social relations free of oppression and injustice."--Jacket
The mosaic project by Terri Lyne Carrington( Recording )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terri Lyne Carrington assembles an all-star roster of female vocalists for a diverse mix of voices and sounds on her fifth album
Assata : an autobiography by Assata Shakur( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This presents the life story of African American revolutionary Shakur, previously known as JoAnne Chesimard
Beyond the frame : women of color and visual representations by Neferti Xina M Tadiar( Book )

11 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beyond the Frame explores the importance of visual images in the identities and material conditions of women of color as they relate to social power, oppression, and resistance. The goal of the collection is to rethink the category of "visual theory" through "women of color." It also explores the political and social ramifications of visual imagery for women of color, and the political consciousness that can emerge alongside a critical understanding of the impact of visual imagery. The collection begins with a general exploration of what it means to develop a women of color criticism (rather than an analysis of women of color), and goes on to look specifically at topics such as 90s fashion advertisements, the "politics of cosmetic surgery," and female fans of East L.A. rock bands."--Jacket
Angela Davis : an autobiography by Angela Y Davis( Book )

54 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her activities culminated in her becoming at the age of twenty-six, the central figure in a trial of far-reaching significance. She portrays the overwhelming feelings of hopelessness and oppression amongst her fellow black prisoners, which she tries to transform into constructive anger and questioning of the society which put them in jail
The morning breaks : the trial of Angela Davis by Bettina Aptheker( Book )

2 editions published between 1975 and 1999 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For this edition, Bettina Aptheker has provided an introduction that revisits crucial events of the late 1960s and early 1970s and puts Davis's case into the context of that time and our own - from the killings at Kent State and Jackson State and the persecutions and prosecutions of members of the Black Panther Party to the politics of the prison system today."--Jacket
 
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Blues legacies and Black feminism : Gertrude "Ma" Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday
Alternative Names
Ancela Devis

Andžela Deivisa

Angela Davis American political activist, scholar, and author

Angela Davis Amerikaans filosoof

Angela Davis attivista statunitense

Angela Davis militante des droits de l'homme, professeur de philosophie et militante communiste

Angela Davis US-amerikanesch Politikerin

Angela Davis US-amerikanische Bürgerrechtlerin, Soziologin und Schriftstellerin

Angela Davisová

Angela Yvonne tiara Davis política marxista, activista afroamericana y profesora de Filosofía

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Dèvis, Andžela.

Dėvis, Andžela 1944-

Dėvis, Andzhela

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Devis, Angela 1944-

Анджела Девіс

Анджела Дейвис

Анджела Дэвис

Анджела Дэвис Американская правозащитница и деятель коммунистического движения

Анджэла Дэвіс

אנג'לה דייוויס

אנג'לה דייוויס מורה אמריקאית

آنجلا دیویس

أنجيلا ديفيس

ديفيز، انجيلا

ديڤيس، انجيلا

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アンジェラ・デイヴィス

デイヴィス, アンジェラ

デービス, アンジェラ

安吉拉·戴维斯

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Blues legacies and Black feminism : Gertrude "Ma" Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie HolidayWomen, culture & politicsIf they come in the morning : voices of resistanceAre prisons obsolete?The Angela Y. Davis readerThe two nations of black AmericaPolicing the national body : sex, race, and criminalizationThe meaning of freedom