"Free Angela and All Political Prisoners" directed by Shola Lynch, USA/France, 2012, 112 min. Introduction by Demetria Rougeaux Shabazz, UMass.
Legendary radical activist Angela Davis speaks for the first time about her 1970s imprisonment as a terrorist and conspirator, a flashpoint in the black liberation struggle that made her a revolutionary icon. Screened in observance of Black History Month.
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