Research Paper On Angela Davis

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On January 26, 1944 in Birmingham, Alabama, an activist, scholar, and writer was born. Her name was Angela Yvonne Davis. She is the eldest of four children. Her father and mother were teachers in the Birmingham school system. Both of her parents was a part of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). In her junior year of high school she decided she couldn’t stay in Birmingham. She applied for an early entrance program at Fisk University, in Nashville, Tennessee, and an experimental program developed by the (AFSC). This program allowed black students from the South could attend integrated high schools in the North, She chose the AFSC program. Davis attended Elisabeth Irwin High School, located on the edge of Greenwich

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