Angela Davis “Stunned” at Award Revocation, But Still Coming to Birmingham

Davis joins a long list of scholars and activists who have been censored in efforts to silence debate on Israeli apartheid.

By: Roy S. Johnson

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Angela Davis “Stunned” at Award Revocation, But Still Coming to Birmingham

My long-term support of justice for Palestine was at issue.”

Activist, poet, academic and writer Angela Davis says she was “stunned” to learn last Saturday that the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute had rescinded its invitation to honor her next month, in her hometown, with the Fred L. Shuttlesworth Award for Human Rights.

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