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Friday, September 25, 1998 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | NEXT: King Leopold’s Ghost Survives in the Congo
1998-09-25

Critical Resistance Addresses Prison Issues

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This weekend a conference is taking place at the University of California, Berkeley called Critical Resistance. Prison activist and former Black Panther, Angela Davis, is among the chief organizers. Davis served a prison term during the 1970s.

Several months ago, a similar conference was held in Boulder, Colorado. While hundreds were expected, 2000 people came.

Guest:

  • Angela Davis, Professor, University of California, a former member of the Black Panther Party and one of the organizers of the Critical Resistance conference.

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