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Coming Attractions – Angela Davis

February 18, 2010 |  6:00 pm

Sept. 24, 1969, Angela Davis 

Sept. 24, 1969: The Times’ Ken Reich
interviews Angela Davis
, who was
dismissed from UCLA for being a
member of the Communist Party.

A New Way of Life, a project that helps women inmates and their children reenter society, is sponsoring an appearance by Angela Y. Davis on Sunday at the WLCAC Phoenix Hall, 10950 Central Ave.Tickets are $50 for a VIP reception from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. and $10 for a discussion with Davis from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

June 5, 1972, Angela Davis
In June 1972, Davis was found not guilty on charges of murder, kidnapping and conspiracy in an August 1970 incident at the Marin Civic Center in which Judge Harold J. Haley was killed and abductors William J. Christmas, James B. McClain and Jonathan Jackson were shot to death.

--Photo courtesy of the Southern California Library