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The Radical Work of Healing: Fania and Assata (Angela Davis) on a New Kind of Civil Rights Activism*

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The Radical Work of Healing: Fania and Assata (Angela Davis) on a New Kind of Civil Rights Activism*

The Radical Work of Healing: Fania and Assata (Angela Davis) on a New Kind of Civil Rights Activism*

“Self-care and healing and attention to the body and the spiritual dimension—all of this is now a part of radical social justice struggles.”

Photo by Kristin Little

By Sarah van Gelder

Angela Davis and her sister Fania Davis were working for social justice before many of today’s activists were born. From their childhood in segregated Birmingham, Alabama, where their friends were victims of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, to their association with the Black Panther Party and the Communist Party, to their work countering the prison-industrial complex, their lives have centred on lifting up the rights of African Americans.

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Fighting for justice means fighting for justice for all of us and not playing around with the colour of skin. Focus on justice. i am a scientist for educ./psychoanalysis/art - and frankly speaking a savant - discovered that I can do more with blogs & social networks for humans in shadow, children in shadow, animals in need et al - I have some more blogs, please, visit them p.e.: www.childreninprison.wordpress.com www.schweingehabt.wordpress.com colouredjustice.wordpress.com Curi56blog et al. I am glad to meet YOU here: Annamaria thank you Annamaria

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