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Angela Davis
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women

Angela Davis
Media mystifications should not obfuscate a simple, perceivable fact Black teenage girls do not create poverty by having babies. Quite the contrary, they have babies at such a young age precisely because they are poor -because they do not have the opportunity to acquire an education, because meaningful, well-paying jobs and creative forms of recreation are not accessible to them... because safe, effective forms of contraception are not available to them.

Angela Davis
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.

Angela Davis
Revolution is a serious thing, the most serious thing about a revolutionary's life. When one commits oneself to the struggle, it must be for a lifetime.

Angela Davis
Racism, in the first place, is a weapon used by the wealthy to increase the profits they bring in by paying Black workers less for their work

Angela Davis
The work of the political activist inevitably involves a certain tension between the requirement that position be taken on current issues as they arise and the desire that one's contributions will somehow survive the ravages of time.