Angela Davis on May 6 at 4 p.m.

Angela Davis

Thursday, May 6 | 4:00 p.m.

Virtual Event

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Join the Office of Diversity & Inclusion for a live virtual event with guest speaker, Dr. Angela Davis. Dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, Tracy Butts, will moderate the conversation.

Through her activism and scholarship over the last decades, Angela Davis has been deeply involved in our nation’s quest for social justice. Her work as an educator – both at the university level and in the larger public sphere – has always emphasized the importance of building communities of struggle for economic, racial, and gender justice

Like many other educators, Professor Davis is especially concerned with the general tendency to devote more resources and attention to the prison system than to educational institutions. Having helped to popularize the notion of a “prison industrial complex,” she now urges her audiences to think seriously about the future possibility of a world without prisons and to help forge a 21st century abolitionist movement.

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