Levana’s Feminist Reading Group Reads “Angela Davis: An Autobiography”

The Levana Gender Advocacy Centre’s feminist reading group meets once a month to discuss a different text and the book we are reading this month (for Black History Month!) is Angela Davis: An Autobiography by none other than Angela Davis.

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“First published in 1974, when Angela Davis was 28, this is as fine a memoir of the 60s and 70s as you’ll find. More than that, its a journey from a childhood on Dynamite Hill in Birmingham, Alabama to one of the most significant political trials of the 20th century; from political activity in a New York high school to the Soledad brothers; from the faculty of the Philosophy Dept. at UCLA to the FBI’s list of the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. A powerful and commanding story told with warmth, brilliance, humor, and conviction.”

The book is available for purchase at Levana’s library (come visit us in the Grey House!) or borrow a copy for free. Also available at Stauffer Library.

We’re meeting to discuss the book on
Tuesday, February 28th at 6:30pm
Kingston Frontenac Public Library, Central branch in the Boucher room (130 Johnson St.)
Everyone is welcome!

The space is wheelchair accessible.
Childcare available — please e-mail us.
Let us know if there’s any other way we can make this event accessible and/or convenient for you. Contact us at levanacentre@gmail.com

Check out the facebook event.

Happy reading!

Author: levanacentre

Nurturing a radical community, fighting gender oppression, & advocating for broad ideas of gender empowerment (for those of any or no gender) in Kingston.

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