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(1976 / USA)

Angela Davis
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I am an aspiring poet and author. I have written several poems that I will gradually add here. Any feed back is welcome, including constructive criticism.
Many of my poems are of the abuse. I am placing them in hopes of educating people to it's emotional effects. Too often people think of only the physical harm it causes. But often the emotional suffering inflicted by such things is far worse than the physical, and lasts much longer. more »

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  • Progressive art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensely social character of their interior lives. Ultimat...
    Angela Davis (b. 1944), U.S. political activist. (First published 1985). "Art on the Frontline," Women, Culture, and Politics (written 1984).
  • Media mystifications should not obfuscate a simple, perceivable fact; Black teenage girls do not create poverty by having babies. Quite the contrary, they have babies at such a young age precisely bec...
    Angela Davis (b. 1944), U.S. political activist. Address, November 15, 1987. "Facing Our Common Foe," published in Women, Culture and Politics (1989)....
  • ''Radical simply means "grasping things at the root."''
    Angela Davis (b. 1944), U.S. political activist. Address, June 25, 1987, Spellman College. Let Us All Rise Together, Women, Culture and Politics (1989...
  • The work of the political activist inevitably involves a certain tension between the requirement that positions be taken on current issues as they arise and the desire that one's contributions will so...
    Angela Davis (b. 1944), U.S. political activist. Women, Culture and Politics, introduction (1989).
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  • Alexia Sohr (8/12/2006 7:15:00 PM)

    A most talented poet whom is unafraid to to bring harsh facts of life to light, and discuss them. She is a beautiful woman with a powerful voice who will change the world, given time. No one can read her poetry and remain untouched by her emotion, thoughts, and experiences.

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