Angela Davis & Robin Levi

Angela Davis & Robin Levi

For more than four decades Angela Davis has been one of the most influential activists and scholars involved in the social justice movement. Her recent work has focused on incarceration and the criminalization of communities that are most affected by poverty and racial discrimination. Her recent books are Abolition Democracy: Beyond Prisons, Torture, and Empire and Are Prisons Obsolete? Robin Levi is the human rights director at Justice Now. While a staff attorney at the Women’s Rights Division of Human Rights Watch, she documented sexual abuse of women in U.S. state prisons. She has recently co-edited a book of essays by prisoners called Inside This Place, Not of It: Narratives from Women’s Prisons. A book signing will follow the conversation.


Location: Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. General admission tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis following member ticketing. Early arrival is recommended.
Member Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing (until 15 minutes before the program) by skipping the general admission line and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking: Under the museum, $6 flat rate after 6 p.m. Cash only. 

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Public programs are made possible by Hammer Members and the generosity of Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, and an anonymous donor.