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Angela Davis Quotes

Angela Davis Quotes

Angela Davis Quotes

Racism has always functioned as the leading edge of the discourse of human difference. It has always set the parameters for who gets to be included in the humanity club and who doesn't.

“Everyone is familiar with the slogan "The personal is political" -- not only that what we experience on a personal level has profound political implications, but that our interior lives, our emotional lives are very much informed by ideology. We oftentimes do the work of the state in and through our interior lives. What we often assume belongs most intimately to ourselves and to our emotional life has been produced elsewhere and has been recruited to do the work of racism and repression.”

Angela Davi

Defunding the police is not simply about withdrawing funding for law enforcement... It’s about shifting public funds to new services and new institutions — mental health counselors, who can respond to people who are in crisis without arms. It’s about shifting funding to education, to housing, to recreation. All of these things help to create security and safety. It’s about learning that safety, safeguarded by violence, is not really safety

Angela Davis Quotes That Will Inspire You to Keep up the Fight

10. “I believe profoundly in the possibilities of democracy, but democracy needs to be emancipated from capitalism. As long as we inhabit a capitalist democracy, a future of racial equality, gender equality, economic equality will elude us.” – Angela Davis. Top 120 Angela Y. Davis Quo15. “Black women have had to develop a larger vision of our society than perhaps any other group. They have had to understand white men, white women, and black men. And they have had to understand themselves. When black women win victories, it is a boost for virtually every segment of society.” (

Top 25 Quotes by Angela Davis (of 112)

Awareness Brothers Brothers And Sisters Capitalism Challenges Civil Rights Commodities Community Consciousness Country Drugs Economy Emancipation Gender Globalization Justice Labor Liberation Middle Class Opportunity Police Prisons Racism Responsibility Slavery Strategy Struggle Today Trade Victory Violence (Source: www.azquotes.com)

 

 

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