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Angela Davis

The author, Angela Davis, is obviously the main character of the book. She was born in Birmingham, Alabama. Her mother was a teacher and her father owned a gas station. He was also a history teacher, but found the salary was too low for them to live on. In 1948, when Angela was four years old, her family moved out of the housing projects and into a house on Center Street. They were the first blacks to move into the white neighborhood. Angela attended high school in New York City and lived with a white family in Brooklyn, and then received a full scholarship to Brandeis. She majored in French Literature and spent a year studying in France. After graduation from Brandeis, she attended graduate school in Germany, studying philosophy. She finished her graduate work in San Diego, at the University of California. While there, she was working...

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