‘BlacKkKlansman’ and Angela Davis: the Story of the Patrice’s Revolutionary Hero (Podcast)

Angela Davis isn’t a character in Spike Lee’s “BlacKkKlansman,” but her name rings out proudly. The scholar and revolutionary’s imprisonment lingers in the background of the film, and Black Student Union president Patrice Dumas (Laura Harrier) even sports a “Free Angela” button.

Recently, we made the case on the “Shoot This Now” podcast that someone should make a feature film about Davis. You can listen on Apple or right here.

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Davis is one of the heroes of the student activists portrayed in “BlacKkKlansman,” along with Kwame Ture, formerly known as Stokely Carmichael....

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By: TheWrap - Friday, 10 August

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