Through her activism and scholarship over many decades, Angela Davis has been deeply involved in movements for social justice around the world. Her work as an educator – both at the university level and in the larger public sphere – has always emphasized the importance of building communities of struggle for economic, racial, and gender justice.
Angela Davis is the author of ten books and has lectured throughout the United States as well as in Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and South America. 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 entitled The Meaning of Freedom. Her most recent book of essays, is called Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement.
Join us for a moderated discussion as we hear directly from Angela Davis and share questions from the community. Email questions to LibraryInfo@cityoflawrence.com.
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This program is presented by the White Fund in partnership with the Lawrence Public Library and is sponsored by The MENTOR Network.