Access to the vote is now in jeopardy for many students and youth due to a slew of changes to state election laws passed in North Carolina, Texas and other states in recent years.
The upcoming UN Conference on Small Island Developing States will provide an opportunity to increase international cooperation and knowledge sharing between regions.
Angela Davis is the author of eight books and has lectured throughout the United States as well as in Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and South America. In recent years a persistent theme of her work has been the range of social problems associated with incarceration and the generalized criminalization of those communities that are most affected by poverty and racial discrimination. She draws upon her own experiences in the early seventies as a person who spent eighteen months in jail and on trial, after being placed on the FBI's 'Ten Most Wanted List.' She has also conducted extensive research on numerous issues related to race, gender and imprisonment.