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 antiapartheid movement.
Angela Davis Speaks! Get inspired by the words of this fighter for human rights.
"Thought provoking but could be edited better..."
At the age of 32, divorced and alone, I suddenly found myself in a deep depression. Never having experienced this before, I didn't know how to cope. Seeing my car keys, I was going to drive off a cliff. The next morning I awoke and was scared by what I had felt. At that point I begged God for something to change. Suddenly I heard, ever so quietly, a whisper without sound, but with words that formed clear, transcendent impressions expressing an impulse urging me to write.
"Full of surprises!"