Last week, famed prison and civil rights activist Angela Davis spoke to an expanding social justice community in Miami, a city whose progressive movement is more active than its reputation might suggest.
Toni Morrison is releasing a new novel entitled God Help the Child this month and it’s guaranteed to be a continuation of her revolutionary position in literature; a writer who pens black stories about black people without regard for the mainstream.
Today in people are idiots, Texas Tech's Republicans are petitioning to ban activist and scholar Dr. Angela Davis from speaking at their school about mass incarceration because she used to be a communist and they are stuck in the 1960s. Don't we have enough problems to worry about in 2015?
Last night, I asked Angela Davis how she felt about the way her image has been used over the years. "Capitalism!" someone in the audience said dryly. Her answer was a little more nuanced.
No one tells me about this stuff, but Choire Sicha (oldies but besties!) is writing a column for Wonkette now apparently, and today he gives us a viewing tour of propaganda posters from bygone lefty causes. This one is about Angela Davis, who is a professor at U.C. Santa Cruz, where a certain Jezebel's ex-boyfriend…