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Activist Angela Davis at VCU

March 2, 2017

Angela Davis, a leading activist on behalf of women’s rights, racial justice, prisoners’ rights and more since the 1960s, spoke before a sold-out crowd in University Student Commons on Friday, February 24, 2017 reflecting on her 50 years of activism, calling for a more intersectional, anti-racist form of feminism, and striking an optimistic note for the future of the country.
 
Davis, whose visit was sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and the Afrikana Independent Film Festival, spoke as part of a month-long series of events at Virginia Commonwealth University celebrating Black History Month.  Read more here.