Record Series 815 contains records and clippings collected by UCLA University Archives on the subject of Angela Davis, her
dismissal from UCLA, and criminal trial.
Angela Yvonne Davis was born in 1944 in Birmingham, Alabama. She earned her B.A. at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts
in 1965 and her M.A. at the University of California, San Diego in 1968. During this period of her education, Davis became
interested in, and joined, the civil rights movement, leading to her involvement with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating
Committee (SNCC), the Black Panther Party, and the American Communist Party.
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