“When the iron door was opened, sounds peculiar to jails and prisons poured into my ears — the screams, the metallic clanging, officers’ keys clinking. Some of the women noticed me and smiled warmly or threw up their fists in gestures of solidarity”
Originally published October 10, 1974
“Anyone who doubts that this is a political trial should consider the indictment against Angela Davis which mentions, as 'overt acts' to be regarded as evidence of criminal intent”
Originally published May 6, 1971
“Suppose I had to confront every day, every hour, the question of which side I'm on?
Such questions excite and disturb me.”
Originally published June 1, 1982