Angela Davis - Part 4, Flames Summary & Analysis

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Part 4, Flames Summary and Analysis

When Angela returns home in the summer of 1967, she stops in London to attend a conference where Herbert Marcus and Stokely Carichael are speaking. Angela is approached by the Black Power group as soon as she walks into the conference. She wears her hair in a natural style, which is identified with Black Power in those days. She spends most of her time in London with their group, visiting many Black communities in the area. She thinks they are just like the Black communities in the States, with the enemy being identified as the white man. Viewing the white man as the enemy makes a political solution impossible.

"I was learning that as long as the Black response to racism remained purely emotional, we would go nowhere. Like the playground fights at Parker High, like the sporadic headless anger...

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