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date: 31 October 2020

Angela Y. Davis and Communication Studieslocked

  • Catherine R. SquiresCatherine R. SquiresDepartment of Communication Studies, University of Minnesota

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Angela Yvonne Davis is an American-born, internationally acclaimed intellectual, activist, and icon. Davis’s groundbreaking work and generative theorizing synthesizes Marxist, feminist, critical race, and cultural studies to illuminate workings of power. Her many books, articles, and essays pose crucial questions that have inspired the work of generations of scholars, cultural workers, and activists. Spanning from the late 1960s to the early 21st century, her writings and speeches have provided rich understandings of history, justice, representation, identity, and resistance.

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  • Communication Studies

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