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Angela Davis & Radical Reading For 2021. “It is in collectivities that we find reservoirs of hope and optimism.”

Angela Davis & Radical Reading For 2021

I first learned about Angela Davis as an undergrad student. I knew that my activism and political engagement were underdeveloped, and my late teen self was desperate to be as informed as I possibly could. After years in a tight-knit, Catholic bubble (somehow denying the fact that I was, myself, a queer woman of color), I remember consuming more and more feminist, anti-racist, and anti-capitalist texts, and resonating with their messages in an invigorating way.

I read Davis’ Women, Race, & Class, not always understanding every word of it, but being driven by the notion that all of these things were intertwined. It was one of my first encounters with intersectionality, and it informed my understanding of oppressive systems in a way that’s stayed with me years later. Via Bettmann/Bettmann Archive In 2020, watching videos of Davis speaking on panels or at protests has been grounding and mobilizing. Angela Davis : "Pour détruire les racines du racisme il faut renverser tout le système capitaliste" 1975 |En mai 1975, Angela Davis donnait un entretien dans le cadre des "Après-midi de France Culture".

Angela Davis : "Pour détruire les racines du racisme il faut renverser tout le système capitaliste"

Jean Montalbetti recevait la militante de passage à Paris. Elle avait été emprisonnée quelques années plus tôt et évoquait ses combats présents. Angela Davis : "Pour détruire les racines du racisme il faut renverser tout le système capitaliste" D'Assata Shakur à Michael Brown, le racisme d'état américain persiste (Angela Davis) Entretien avec Angela Davis. NFL Star Michael Bennett on Refusing to Go to Israel, Black Lives Matter & His Love for Angela Davis. This is a rush transcript.

NFL Star Michael Bennett on Refusing to Go to Israel, Black Lives Matter & His Love for Angela Davis

Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: We turn to our Democracy Now! Exclusive. Earlier this month, professional football star Michael Bennett made headlines when he pulled out of an Israeli government-sponsored trip to Israel for NFL players. In an open letter, Bennett, who plays for the Seattle Seahawks, wrote, "One of my heroes has always been Muhammad Ali. Well, yesterday, I spoke with Michael Bennett and Dave Zirin, a sports editor for The Nation magazine. MICHAEL BENNETT: I decided not to go because, you know, doing some—my research on Palestine and Israel and all the things that were going on, I’ve seen so many similarities between the Black Lives movement and the Palestinian movement.

AMY GOODMAN: How did this trip end up getting planned? Angela Davis : "Pour détruire les racines du racisme il faut renverser tout le système capitaliste" Angela Davis appelle à la résistance collective. L'abécédaire d'Angela Davis. Texte inédit pour le site de Ballast La lutte pour l’émancipation s’embourbe dès qu’elle explique le monde par une seule grille d’analyse : tout n’est qu’affaire de lutte des classes, disent quelques marxisants ; il faut recomposer le champ politique entier sur la base de la question raciale, jurent divers antiracistes ; l’oppression genrée définit l’ensemble des rapports sociaux, affirment certains espaces féministes — trois positions comme autant d’impasses.

L'abécédaire d'Angela Davis

Angela Davis permet, avec d’autres, de lier, relier, de penser la politique dans sa totalité, c’est-à-dire dans ses mouvements et ses tensions. Bref, d’articuler les combats théoriques et pratiques. Articuler : « Du fait de l’insistance à rassembler la race, le genre et d’autres catégories dans un cadre qui était auparavant occupé par la classe seule, nous sommes désormais obligés de reconnaître à quel point la classe est toujours racialisée et toujours genrée.

James Baldwin Writes to Angela Davis: ‘Revolution in Black Consciousness’ Means ‘Beginning or End of America’ In November of 1970, author James Baldwin wrote to Angela Davis, who had been imprisoned a month earlier for her alleged involvement in the death of a California judge.

James Baldwin Writes to Angela Davis: ‘Revolution in Black Consciousness’ Means ‘Beginning or End of America’

While Davis did not commit the crime in question, she did purchase the guns used in crimes, and was charged with first degree murder. An international movement soon erupted under the slogan “Free Angela and All Political Prisoners.” Davis was later acquitted by an all-white jury, and has since been a predominant voice in the prison abolition movement. In this letter, Baldwin begins by discussing the October 26, 1970 issue of Newsweek that was released featuring Davis. He notes: And so, Newsweek, civilized defender of the indefensible, attempts to drown you in a sea of crocodile tears (“it remained to be seen what sort of personal liberation she had achieved”) and puts you on its cover, chained. He then locates in a whiteness a self-destructive tendency that had manifested itself in the Vietnam war, arguing: A 72 ans, Angela Davis fait le poing.

« Une lutte sans trêve », aurait pu être le titre d'une autobiographie militante d'Angela Davis.

A 72 ans, Angela Davis fait le poing

Sa vie, après tout, est une légende: au début des années 1970, son engagement dans les Black Panthers, sa cavale à travers les Etats-Unis, son arrestation par le FBI puis son emprisonnement avaient fait d'elle une icône. Elle est ensuite devenue une grande féministe, philosophe et militante des droits de l'homme. Aujourd'hui, elle a 72 ans et on lirait volontiers ses Mémoires. Mais c'est le présent qui l'intéresse. 20 Quotes from Angela Davis That Inspire Us to Keep Up the Fight. Angela Davisquotes1/26/2016 Angela Davis, former political prisoner, feminist, prison abolitionist, scholar and activist, has worked throughout her life to transform o...

20 Quotes from Angela Davis That Inspire Us to Keep Up the Fight

Angela Davis, former political prisoner, feminist, prison abolitionist, scholar and activist, has worked throughout her life to transform our minds and our systems. She is, by far, one of the most influential voices of the last century. Angela Davis: ‘unbroken line of police violence in US back to slavery’ “There is an unbroken line of police violence in the United States that takes us all the way back to the days of slavery, the aftermath of slavery, the development of the Ku Klux Klan,” says Angela Davis.

Angela Davis: ‘unbroken line of police violence in US back to slavery’

“There is so much history of this racist violence that simply to bring one person to justice is not going to disturb the whole racist edifice.” I had asked the professor, activist, feminist and revolutionary, the woman whom Richard Nixon called a terrorist and whom Ronald Reagan tried to fire as a professor, if she was angered by the failure of a grand jury to indict a white police officer for shooting dead an unarmed black man, Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri earlier this year.

“The problem with always pursuing the individual perpetrator in all of the many cases that involve police violence,” the 70-year-old replies, “is that one reinvents the wheel each time and it cannot possibly begin to reduce racist police violence. Isn’t she letting Obama off the hook? Progressive Struggles against Insidious Capitalist Individualism: An Interview with Angela Davis I The Hampton Institute.

Progressive Struggles against Insidious Capitalist Individualism: An Interview with Angela Davis Frank Barat I Politics & Government I Interview I September 26th, 2014 In this interview, Angela Davis, an activist, teacher, author, and icon of the Black Power movement, talks about the linkages among global struggles.

Progressive Struggles against Insidious Capitalist Individualism: An Interview with Angela Davis I The Hampton Institute

Touching upon black feminism, the importance of the collective, Palestine, the prison-industrial complex, and much more, Professor Davis expounds on the role that the people can and should play. A shorter version of this interview was first published in The Nation. Frank Barat (FB): You often talk about the power of the collective and stress the importance of movements. Angela Davis (AD) : Since the rise of global capitalism and related ideologies associated with neoliberalism, it has become especially important to identify the dangers of individualism. FB: What is left today of the black power movement? FB: How would you define "black feminism"? FB: Is the struggle endless? ANGELA DAVIS "The Refugee movement is the movement of the 21st Century"

Free Angela Bande annonce du film. The Black Power Mixtape Bande-annonce. The Black Power Mixtape (VOSTFR) Angela Davis - interview 1972 - talking about revolution - vostfr. Angela Davis nous parle de son combat (Octobre 1975) Angela Davis. Documentaire : comment Angela Davis a fait trembler l'Amérique. Echappées françaises. Angela Davis. Angela Davis, la rebelle, condamnée à mort, est acquittée le 4 juin 1972. Aux cotés de Malcom X et Martin Luther King, Angela Davis est une grande figure du mouvement Noir américain.

Angela Davis, la rebelle, condamnée à mort, est acquittée le 4 juin 1972

Elle adhère au Parti Communiste vers 18 ans et devient membre des Black Panthers en 1967. Touche pas à notre Angela. Tout a commencé il y a quelques années avec un article dédié à Angela Davis, sur un blog consacré principalement aux femmes noires. Je me suis rendu compte que la perception que j’avais d’elle n’était pas celle qui prévalait.

Au fil du temps, d’autres discussions, d’autres blogs, d’autres écrits ont confirmé ce sentiment. A l’occasion de sa venue en France, il me semble important de revenir sur ce qui apparait toujours anecdotique dans les récits que l’on fait d’elle, alors qu’il s’agit selon moi de questions centrales. Les mouvements sociaux sont généralement dirigés par les personnes détenant des positions dominantes en leur sein, et c’est là une évidence qu’il ne sera jamais vain de rappeler. Angela Davis: "J'étais devenue un symbole à détruire" Interview d'Angela Davis. Interview d’Angela Davis publiée dans Red, janvier 2006 Aux cotés de Malcom X et Martin Luther King, Angela Davis est une figure du mouvement Noir américain.

Elle adhère au Parti Communiste vers 18 ans et devient membre des Black Panthers en 1967. Militante révolutionnaire, se battant pour l’égalité des noirs et des blancs mais également pour l’émancipation des travailleurs, elle comprend très vite que seule l’unité des mouvement sociaux et politiques entre blanc et noir, homme et femme permettra de combattre la classe dirigeante. C¹est cette compréhension qu’elle paiera en étant condamnée à mort en 1972. C’est une mobilisation d’une ampleur internationale qui permit sa libération. Quel regard portes-tu sur la révolte des jeunes des banlieues populaires en France ? Elle a de grandes similitudes avec les révoltes qui se produisent dans les ghettos aux Etats-Unis. C’est le sujet de mon prochain livre, notamment à partir du Patriot Act. Angela Davis, les moments marquants de sa vie en photos - Cinéma. Angela Davis: Y'a pas d'âge pour faire la révolution. LIBÉRER MUMIA ABU-JAMAL !!! Angela Davis, éternelle héroïne.

Angela Davis à Toulouse : avant première à l'Utopia de "Free Angela" de Shola Lynch. Angela Davis interviewed by Julian Bond: Explorations in Black Leadership Series. Angela Davis: How Does Change Happen? Angela D., #GazaNames. Angela Davis speaks about Gay Rights. Angela Y. Davis at the University of Chicago - May 2013. Slavery and the Prison Industrial Complex - Angela Davis. Angela Davis: Now That Obama Has a Second Term, No More "Subordination to Presidential Agendas" Addressing the Peace Ball in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, the renowned author, educator and political activist Angela Davis urges those content with President Obama’s re-election to continue pushing him for social change. "This time around we cannot subordinate our aspirations and our hopes to presidential agendas," Davis says. "Our passionate support for President Barack Obama ... should also be expressed in our determination to raise issues that have been largely ignored or not appropriately addressed by the administration.

" [includes rush transcript] This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: Sweet Honey in the Rock performing at the Peace Ball last night "Ella’s Song. " After our regular program ends, we’ll continue to bring you coverage until 1 p.m. ANGELA DAVIS: Let me say that this time around we cannot subordinate our aspirations and our hopes to presidential agendas. The past still haunts us. Show Full Transcript › ‹ Hide Full Transcript. Angela Davis on the Prison Abolishment Movement, Frederick Douglass, the 40th Anniversary of Her Arrest and President Obama’s First Two Years.

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: Over four decades, Angela Davis has been one of most influential activists and intellectuals in the United States. An icon of the 1970s black liberation movement, her work around issues of gender, race, class and prisons has influenced critical thought and social movements across several generations. She is a leading advocate for prison abolition, a position informed by her own experience as a fugitive on the FBI’s top-ten most wanted list forty years ago. Angela Davis rose to national attention in 1969 when she was fired as a professor from UCLA. GOV. Inside USA - Angela Davis - 03 Oct 08 - Part 1. Inside USA - Angela Davis - 03 Oct 08 - Part 2.