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Angela Davis in Conversation

Part of WOW – Women of the World

Legendary African-American activist Angela Davis talks to Southbank Centre’s Artistic Director Jude Kelly CBE about women, race and class in the post-Trump era.

Angela Davis is known internationally for her ongoing work to combat all forms of oppression in the USA and beyond. A writer, scholar, teacher and activist/organiser, Davis is a living witness to the historical struggles of the contemporary era. She is the author of many books, including Angela Davis: An Autobiography; Women, Race, and Class; and Blues Legacies and Black Feminism: Gertrude "Ma" Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday.

Due to demand we are live streaming our Royal Festival Hall talk with legendary African-American activist Angela Davis, who is in conversation with Southbank Centre’s Artistic Director Jude Kelly CBE. You can watch it here.

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before & after

Exterior view of Strada at the Southbank Centre
Contemporary Italian restaurant serving fresh dishes using the finest seasonal produce
Couple having a cocktail in Ping Pong restaurant at the Southbank Centre
At Chinese restaurant Ping Pong, a buzzing cocktail bar meets the delights of dim sum