Angela Davis visits Cal Poly Pomona

Civil-rights activist Angela Davis paid a
visit to Cal Poly Pomona on Wednesday and gave an hourlong speech that
was indicative of a life steeped in activism and academia.

Touching on concerns of the Trayvon Martin case, social
problems related to incarceration and violence against women, Davis
addressed students, faculty and community members to call for a renewed
effort to battle racism.

“We need to start a movement on how to prevent the poison of
racism from continuing to infect generations after generations,” Davis
said. “We have to purge the country of racism. This is not a post-racial
society. People have to recognize that, including the people in

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