Davis is a major figure in the prison abolition movement. She has called the United States prison system the « prison–industrial complex » and was one of the founders of Critical Resistance, a national grassroots organization dedicated to building a movement to abolish the prison system.
What impact did Angela Davis have?
Angela Yvonne Davis is a prominent political activist, scholar, and author. She emerged as the leader of Communist Party USA in the 1960s and had close ties to the Black Panther Party. She has
advocated for the abolishment of prisons and the prison-industrial complex