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Angela Davis

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Creator:Neumann, Caryn E.
Title:Angela Davis
Date:2008 Jan. 9

Encyclopedia article about Angela Davis, educator and civil rights activist, who gained notoriety in the turbulence of the late 1960s as a member of the Communist Party and associate of members of the civil rights group the Black Panther Party. She was implicated in a daring prisoner escape that resulted in several deaths but was later exonerated. Davis is a university professor and widely recognized scholar on racial politics.

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Types:Articles | Interactive Resource
Subjects:Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944- | African American civil rights workers | Civil rights workers--United States | Women social reformers--United States | African American educators--California--Los Angeles | Black Panther Party | Communists--California--Los Angeles | African American women political activists--California--Los Angeles | Trials (Conspiracy)--California | Trials (Murder)--California | United States, Alabama, 32.318231, -86.902298 | United States, California, Placer County, California, 39.009344, -120.7707639
Collection:Encyclopedia of Alabama
Institution:Encyclopedia of Alabama
Contributors:Encyclopedia of Alabama (Project)
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