President’s Speakers Series – Angela Davis
Year of Public Service and Citizenship
The Meaning of Freedom
September 27, 2012. 7:00 pm
Human rights activist Angela Davis is internationally known for her ongoing work to combat all forms of oppression in the U.S. and abroad. She is the author of eight books and has lectured worldwide. Her recent work has focused on the range of social problems associated with incarceration and the generalized criminalization of those communities that are most affected by poverty and racial discrimination. She draws upon her own experiences, having spent 18 months in jail on trial in the early ‘70s after begin placed on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List for a crime she did not commit. Davis is a professor emerita at the University of California Santa Cruz.
Tidewater Books will have books for sale. Everyone is welcome. Admission is free.