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Free Angela Davis

ID Number: 3235
Maker: People's Printing Collective; Contempt
Technique: offset
Date Made: 1970
Place Made: North America: United States; California, Los Angeles
Measurements: 57 cm x 44 cm; 22 7/16 in x 17 5/16 in
Main Subject: Women; African Americans; Political Prisoners; Viet Nam War Era
Materials: paper (fiber product)
Digitized: Y

Full Text:
Free Angela Davis "I think that if we look around us we see that somehow or another a very small minority of people in this country have all of the wealth in their hands and to top that, we don't even see them out working. We do not see them in the factories. We don't see them in the fields. We don't see them using their labor to produce the products which they then present. That tells me that something is wrong. Why is it that the masses of the people in this country have to work eight hours a day every day and somehow or another what they produce goes to some people who are sitting out at a country club, on a golf course, and not doing a damn thing? That tells me that something is wrong and it tells me that the real criminals in this society are not all of the people who populate the prisons across the state, but those people who have stolen the wealth of the world from the people. Those are the criminals. And that means the Rockefellers, the Kennedys, and that means the state that is designed to protect their property, because that's what Nixon's doing, that's what Reagan's doing, that's what they're all doing. And so every time a black child in this city dies, we should indict them for murder, because they're the ones who killed that black child." --Angela Davis, June 27, 1970 Contempt Special Issue No. 2 November 5, 1970 Printed by the People's Printing Collective Contempt c/o W.L.A. People's Office 1700 Westwood Blvd. Rm. 103B Los Angeles, Calif. 90024 475-5222


Acquisition Number: 1994-120
Production Notes: People's Printing Collective credit in center, with bug. Off-white paper

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