Angela Davis

Birth Name: Angela Yvonne Davis

Place of Birth: Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 26, 1944

Ethnicity: African-American

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 the Community Party USA’s nominee for Vice President of the United States in 1980 and 1984.

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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3 Responses

  1. neiltennant says:

    on black and white photos and footage she looked like a black woman and especially in the 60s

    but now she looks definitely mixed
    she is paler than i thought

    she has brown hair and hazel eyes. It is impossible that she is only african american

    • andrew says:

      Ask Fuzzybear. “African-American” is an umbrella term.

    • fuzzybear44 says:


      okay one more time. African American is just our cultural or ethnic Identity, that’s all. Our common history, traditions etc. Everyone known the avg AA is of mixed bloodlines, some more, some less than others. Our (skin color, hair, eyes etc) doesn’t tell you everything about us. So please learn that

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