ANGELA DAVIS

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  • Born

    Born
    In Birmingham,largest city in Alabama. Davis also has another brother, Reginald Davis, and sister, Fania Davis Jordan.
  • School

    School
    Davis attended Carrie A. Tuggle School, a black elementary school; later she attended Parker Annex, a middle-school branch of Parker High School in Birmingham.
  • Family

    Family
    Her father later owned and operated a service station in theblack section of Birmingham
  • Leader

    Leader
    Angela Davis is best known as a radical African American educator and activist for civil rights and other social issues.
  • Wanted Crimianal List

    Wanted Crimianal List
    In 1970 Angela Davis was put on the ‘‘ten most wanted criminals’’ in american lists
  • Prison

    Prison
    In 1970, she was imprisoned for charges related to her involvement with three prison inmates.
  • Group

    Group
    In 1980 she ran unsuccessfully for vice president on the Communist Party ticket
  • Teacher

    Teacher
    In 1991 Davis became a professor at the University of California at Santa Cruz.
  • Books

    Books
    Davis is the author of several books, including Women, Race, and Class (1980) and Are Prisons Obsolete? (2003).