Angela Davis (born January 26,1944) in Birmingham Alabama is a political activist, author, and scholar. She is a liberator and a leader.
- Educator, Author
- Clear communicator who partners with organizations such as the Black Panther Party and the Communist Party to fight for the rights of the people
- Political activist with over 20 years of experience
- Has an influential impact on the community
- A leader of the communists party
- Founder of Critical Resistance-an organization working to abolish the prison-industrial complex.
- Former director of the University of California’s Feminist Studies department
- Retired professor with the Hisory of Consciousness Department at the University of California
- Brandies University (B.A) 1965
- University of California, San Diego (M.A)
- Humboldt University (PhD)
Awards and Recognition
- The recipient of the Thomas Merton Center Award in 2006
- Received the distinguished honor of an appointment to the University of California Presidential Chair in African American and Feminist Studies 1994
- Received the Black Girls Rock Icon Award 2011
- Recieved the Lenin Peace Prize 1979
- Angela Davis: An Autobiography 1974
- Women, Race, and Class 1981
- If They Come in the Morning: Voices of Resistance 1972
- One of her biggest accomplishments was receiving the Lenin Peace Prize in 1979 for strengthening peace among people.
- She made african american people aware of the corruption of the government.