Angela Davis's Influence On African American Culture

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Angela Davis is to be considered one of the most important political activists in African American culture. Davis was born on January 26th, 1944 in the deep south, more specifically, Birmingham, Alabama. Due to this, Davis was very susceptible to racial prejudice in her early years. She was also influenced by the idea of communism at a young age because her mother was actively involved with politics. Davis spent the majority of her early years as a scholar. She received a Scholarship to Brandeis University, in which she was one of three black students. Finally, she majored in Psychology at the university of Frankfurt and earned a master’s degree at the University of California. Davis’ life was marked by several important events. One major

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