This comic is dedicated to EVERYONE who’s ever had to teach a parent how to use technology over the phone and lived to tell the tale.
“I think the importance of doing activist work is precisely because it allows you to give back and to consider yourself not as a single individual who may have achieved whatever but to be a part of an ongoing historical movement.”
“It’s true that it’s within the realm of cultural politics that young people tend to work through political issues, which I think is good, although it’s not going to solve the problems.”“The work of the political activist inevitably involves a certain tension between the requirement that position be taken on current issues as they arise and the desire that one’s contributions will somehow survive the ravages of time.”
“To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.”“Radical simply means “grasping things at the root.”
“What I think is different today is the lack of political connection between the black middle class and the increasing numbers of black people who are more impoverished than ever before.”“Human beings cannot be willed and molded into nonexistence.”“Revolution is a serious thing, the most serious thing about a revolutionary’s life. When one commits oneself to the struggle, it must be for a lifetime.”Happy 68th Birthday to political activist and scholar Angela Davis (b. January 26, 1944)