Abolition Democracy: Beyond Prisons, Torture, and Empire
This event was part of the 29th Annual Big XII Conference on Black Student Government, held at Iowa State University.
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.
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Angela Y. Davis Professor University of California, Santa Cruz->History of Consciousness
Clarissa Taylor Student Iowa State University
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