1960s radical, activist Angela Davis to speak at Ball State

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Social activist and 1960s radical Angela Davis is coming to Ball State University to discuss institutional racism in the nation’s prisons.

The 73-year-old academic who’s known for her work on economic, racial and gender justice will speak Sept. 22 at Emens Auditorium in a free event open the public.

Davis was a University of California, Los Angeles, professor in 1969 when her firing for being a Communist party member attracted national attention. She was acquitted...

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