Inside USA - Angela Davis
Her hair made her an enduring symbol of 1970's Black Power. Her politics made her a revolutionary, a Communist and then a fugitive.
Angela Davis was only 26 years old when the FBI put her on the ten 'Most Wanted' list. She spent months underground and then in jail until an all-white jury set her free.
But her time in prison changed her and four decades later she is the best-known prison abolitionist in the US.
to discuss incarceration in the 'land of the free', capitalism in a time of economic crisis and what it means to be the face of Black Power in a supposedly post-racial US.
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aired from Friday, October 03, 2008
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