Angela Davis spoke as part of the U-M 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. symposium, and the recording of her talk, "Impediments to the Dream: The Prison Industrial Complex and the Dream," is now available for viewing.
Online: Viewing requires authentication (U-M ID and password) at https://inst-tech.engin.
Description: Dr. Angela Davis speaks about civil rights and the election of an African American president on a day that included both a presidential inauguration and the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Davis, Distinguished Professor Emerita from the University of California Santa Cruz, is internationally known for her decades of work fighting oppression in all forms. She urges us to think about a world without prisons and discusses alternatives to the American prison industrial complex.