Discover and share stories

of adventure, connection, and change making.

12 people think this is good

Angela Davis' The Meaning of Freedom on the First Anniversary of Occupy Wall Street

Joshua Neuman

A collection of unpublished speeches which discuss the new modes of racism, which include voting booths that are abundant in affluent communities.... Eradicating these less obvious forms of oppression isn’t as simple as adding more polling booths in poor communities, instead the author suggests, it requires revising what we think of democracy.

Launch Slideshow

Continue to



  1. {{}}
  1. {{fields.video_link.url}}

Ready to post! You’ve uploaded the maximum number of images.

Your video is ready to post!

Oops! Nice pic, but it’s just not our (file) type. Please try uploading a .jpg or .png image.

Well, this is embarrassing. Something went wrong when posting your comment. Care to try again?

That image is too large. Maximum size is 6MB.

Please enter a valid URL from YouTube or Vimeo.

Embedding has been disabled for this video.


Posting comment...

  • Emma DeFelice

    Is it more impactful to work within flawed systems to create change and propose a better way (i.e., "for" broken structures or organizations), or to work outside of them? On this anniversary, and thinking of the meaning of freedom — both as a book and a philosophy — that question has been on my mind.