“Free Angela is a gripping historic account of the events that catapulted a young University of California philosophy professor into a controversial political icon in the turbulent late 1960’s. Angela Davis joins the Communist Party, protests with the Black Panthers, and becomes a principle spokesperson for the burgeoning prison reform movement. As a result, she finds herself fighting to keep her job, and in the national media spotlight characterized by her many detractors as a dangerous subversive menace, and by her supporters as a strong leader challenging authority and boldly advocating for ‘Power to All People.’” –Tugg.com
A discussion will follow the screening.
This event is partially or fully paid for by the student body of UCONN Law, under the direction of the Student Bar Association. All students are encouraged to attend this event.
This event is sponsored by the UConn Law chapters of the American Constitution Society, American Civil Liberties Union and the Black Law Students Association.