Book Discussion on Abolition Democracy: Beyond Prisons, Torture, and Empire

Angela Davis talked about her book Abolition Democracy: Beyond Prisons, Torture, and Empire: Interviews with Angela Y. Davis, published by… read more

Angela Davis talked about her book Abolition Democracy: Beyond Prisons, Torture, and Empire: Interviews with Angela Y. Davis, published by Seven Stories Press and co-authored with Eduardo Mendieta. She made the case that racial persecution is still prevalent in the United States prison system. After her presentation she answered audience members' questions.

This event was part of the 29th Annual Big XII Conference on Black Student Government, held at Iowa State University. close

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Book Discussion on Abolition Democracy: Beyond Prisons, Torture, and Empire

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191553-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Ames, Iowa, United States
First Aired:
Mar 12, 2006
Last Aired:
Jun 3, 2006

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  • Mar 12, 2006 | 11:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 25, 2006 | 9:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 03, 2006 | 2:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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