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Top quotes by Angela Davis

Angela Davis's top quotes. 'We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.' 'That's true but I think the contemporary problem that we are facing increasing numbers of black people and other people of color being thrown into a status that involves work in alternative economies and increasing numbers of people who are incarcerated.'


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We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.


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That's true but I think the contemporary problem that we are facing increasing numbers of black people and other people of color being thrown into a status that involves work in alternative economies and increasing numbers of people who are incarcerated.


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The campaign against the death penalty has been - while a powerful campaign, its participants have been those who attend all of the vigils, a relatively small number of people.


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Poor people, people of color - especially are much more likely to be found in prison than in institutions of higher education.


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The work of the political activist inevitably involves a certain tension between the requirement that position be taken on current issues as they arise and the desire that one's contributions will somehow survive the ravages of time.


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What I think is different today is the lack of political connection between the black middle class and the increasing numbers of black people who are more impoverished than ever before.


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Jails and prisons are designed to break human beings, to convert the population into specimens in a zoo - obedient to our keepers, but dangerous to each other.


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I think that has to do with my awareness that in a sense we all have a certain measure of responsibility to those who have made it possible for us to take advantage of the opportunities.


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You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.


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Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root.'


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Yes, I think it's really important to acknowledge that Dr. King, precisely at the moment of his assassination, was re-conceptualizing the civil rights movement and moving toward a sort of coalitional relationship with the trade union movement.


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Racism, in the first place, is a weapon used by the wealthy to increase the profits they bring in by paying Black workers less for their work.


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I think the importance of doing activist work is precisely because it allows you to give back and to consider yourself not as a single individual who may have achieved whatever but to be a part of an ongoing historical movement.


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It's true that it's within the realm of cultural politics that young people tend to work through political issues, which I think is good, although it's not going to solve the problems.


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What this country needs is more unemployed politicians.


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But at the same time you can't assume that making a difference 20 years ago is going to allow you to sort of live on the laurels of those victories for the rest of your life.


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Had it not been for slavery, the death penalty would have likely been abolished in America. Slavery became a haven for the death penalty.


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To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.


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As a black woman, my politics and political affiliation are bound up with and flow from participation in my people's struggle for liberation, and with the fight of oppressed people all over the world against American imperialism.


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We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.



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