Angela Davis Will Be Inducted Into The National Women’s Hall of Fame

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Angela Davis speaking at Columbia University, November 20, 2014 (Columbia GSAPP/Flickr).

Civil rights activist and academic Angela Davis will be inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame along with 10 other women in celebration of the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote in New York. The induction ceremony will be held in September in Seneca, often considered the birthplace of the Women’s Rights movement in the US. 

“We are pleased to add these American women to the ranks of inductees whose leadership and achievements have changed the course of American history,” Dr. Betty Bayer, president of the National Women’s Hall of Fame, said in a statement.

The 11 new inductees received commendation for “their invaluable contributions to American society in the areas of the arts, athletics, business, education, government, humanities, philanthropy, and science.” 

Davis, who has worked tirelessly for Civil Rights and women’s rights, will be…

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