Dr. Angela Davis on Black Power and Occupy

Posted on February 7, 2012

Dr. Angela Davis is featured prominently in the documentary The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975, airing this week on Independent Lens. In this ITVS-produced segment, the icon and activist sat down with PBS NewsHour's Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the state of activism from the Black Power Movement to Occupy Wall Street.

 

The documentary is the product of Swedish journalists, who came to the U.S. to document the anti-war and Black Power movements of the late 1960s and early 1970s. The film combines music, original 16mm footage, and contemporary audio interviews from leading African American artists, activists, musicians, and scholars.


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