In Commemoration of Palestinian Prisoners Day, Angela Davis is speaking in honor of the Middle East Children's Alliance 25th Anniversary. She is also releasing her new book, The Meaning of Freedom and Other Difficult Dialogues.
Davis is a long-time advocate for racial justice and prisoner's rights. She also taught the History of Consciousness, directed Feminist Studies, twice ran for U.S. Vice President, and is revered worldwide for her classic book "Women, Race and Class." She notes, "Herbert Marcuse taught me that it was possible to be an academic, an activist, a scholar,and a revolutionary."
Davis will be introduced by Palestinian journalist from Deheishe Refugee Camp, Ziad Abbas.
Ticket are available at http://www.mecaforpeace.org or by calling 510-548-0542, as well as at these bookstores: (East Bay) Books, Inc./Berkeley, Diesel, Marcus Books, Moe's, Pegasus/Shattuck, Pegasus/Solano, Walden Pond; (SF) Modern Times.
This event is wheelchair accessible and ASL interpreted.
Added to the calendar on Sunday Mar 24th, 2013 10:01 AM