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.

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