Angela Davis on Freedom

Angela Davis’s talk to the Birkbeck School of Law, University of London. Part 1 includes discussion of the erasure of women and collective action from the generally accepted history of the black liberation struggle.

Host(s): Jiselle Hanna
Featured Speakers/Guests: From the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list to being Distinguished Professor Emerita of History of Consciousness and Feminist Studies at University of California Santa Cruz, Angela Davis has remained a committed and eloquent force for communities of struggle working to end slavery culture and its long-legacy. Her recent books include Abolition Democracy and Are Prisons Obsolete? about the abolition of the prison industrial complex; a new edition of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass; and a collection of essays titled The Meaning of Freedom.

Credits: Re-broadcast by permission of Accent of Women, weekly radio show out of 3CR Community Radio, Melbourne, Australia; original audio courtesy of Backdoor Broadcasting: http://backdoorbroadcasting.net/2013/10/angela-davis-freedom-is-a-constant-struggle-closures-and-continuities/ Music: Ella’s Song, by Sweet Honey in the Rock.

http://wings.org/ftp/2017%20series/WINGS11-17AngelaDavisOnFreedomP1-28_47-192kbps.mp3