Angela Davis speaks at Yale’s Dr. King Day observance

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Political activist Angela Y. Davis delivered the keynote address at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. observance at Yale on Thursday, January 16, 2020. Following her remarks that recognized the contributions of unsung black domestic workers, as well as prominent figures  such as Fannie Lou Hamer and Ella Baker, to the Civil Rights Movement, and connected historical freedom struggles with present day struggles for equality, Davis talked with Associate Professor of African American Studies, HIstory and American Studies Crystal Feimster, and answered audience questions.

The event was sponsored by the Afro-American Cultural Center, the African American Studies Department among other Yale organizations.

Read more at the New Haven Register and the Yale Daily News.

Friday, January 17, 2020