Wanted poster for Angela Davis, 1970
Angela Davis (born January 26, 1944) is an American political activist, scholar, and author. Davis emerged as a nationally prominent activist in the 1960s, when she was associated with the Communist Party USA, the Black Panther Party. Prisoner rights have been among her continuing interests; she is the founder of “Critical Resistance”, an organization working to abolish what she views as the prison-industrial complex. She is a retired professor with the History of Consciousness Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz and is the former director of the university’s Feminist Studies department.Her research interests are in feminism, African American studies, critical theory, Marxism, popular music and social consciousness, and the philosophy and history of punishment and prisons.
Women of the Black Panther Party
1. Dorthory Phillips & Leslie Booker - National HQ Oakland.
2. Kathleen Cleaver - Central Committee.
3. Safiya Burhari - Harlem NY.
4. Sisters working @ People Revolutionary Conference Washington DC (1970).
5. Tarika Lewis speaking @ Bobby Hutton Day (1999).
6. Varlie Douglas - Central HQ, worked on the first Liberation school staff (1968).
7. Candie Robinson - Washington DC/National Dist.San Francisco/Central HQ Oakland.
8. Shelly Bursey/Brenda Presley National HQ Staff (1969).
9. Barbara Easley-Cox S.F., Central HQ, Philly office (1969).
10. Cookie Hite S.F.Dist. (1969).
womyn of the Black Panther Party…warriors
Writers Angela Davis and Toni Morrison.