Birth Name: Angela Yvonne Davis
Place of Birth: Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Date of Birth: January 26, 1944
Angela Davis is an American political activist, academic scholar, and author. She was a prominent counterculture activist in the 1960s, as a leader of the Communist Party USA.
She was prosecuted for conspiracy in the 1970 armed take-over of a Marin County, California, courtroom, in which four persons were killed. She was acquitted in a federal trial.
Angela is the daughter of Sallye and Frank Davis. Her brother, Ben Davis, played professional football.
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