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A Few Words on the Blatant Disrespect Being Shown to Angela Davis

There have been intense, wide-spread, and polarizing responses to my article on a statement made by scholar, freedom fighter, former political prisoner, and icon Angela Davis during her Sept. 30 keynote address at the “Black Matters: The Futures of Black Scholarship and Activism“ conference at the University of Texas at Austin. During her address, Davis said, “I have serious problem
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