One of the videos on view at the entrance of The Broad’s exceptional new exhibition, Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power (opening March 23), is Angela Davis speaking to the idea of what it means to be a revolutionary. It is a timely reminder and an historical summoning to hone once-again one’s revolutionary teeth. A review of Soul of a Nation is forthcoming.
Angela Davis (1972)
Featured Image: Angela Davis, the third woman ever on the FBI’s Most Wanted list, was jailed for more than a year on murder-conspiracy charges resulting from a courthouse slaying of a judge and three others. She faced the death penalty, but was later acquitted on all charges. Below, Angela Davis in 1971.