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Activist Angela Davis to Speak at Hartnell College

March 22nd, 2003

Political activist and educator Angela Davis will speak at Hartnell College on Wednesday, March 30, as part of the college's celebration of Women's History Month.

Her talk, titled Women Change America, will begin at 6:30 p.m. on the main stage of the Performing Arts Building.

Tickets for the general public are $20 and are available at the college's cashier's office, located in the Classroom/Administration Building (CAB). The cashier's office is open 8:15 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, and 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays. Student tickets are $5; faculty and staff tickets are $10.

Davis, 61, is currently a professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is known internationally for her ongoing work to combat all forms of oppression in the U.S. and abroad. Over the years, she has been a student, teacher, writer, scholar, and organizer. Davis has lectured in all 50 states, as well as in Africa, Europe, the Caribbean and the former Soviet Union. She is the author of five books, including Angela Davis: An Autobiography and Women, Race and Class.

Davis' talk is sponsored by Hartnell's Multicultural Women's History Month Committee. For more information, call (831) 759-6007.