Next 1,459 days of Trump administration will be 1,459 days of resistance, - Angela Davis

U.S. human rights activist Angela Davis delivered speech at Women's March held in Washington D.C. on Saturday, Jan. 21.

She said that Trump's presidency will be featured by resistance, Censor.NET reports citing The Guardian.

According to Davis, the Women's March participants "represent the powerful forces of change that are determined to prevent the dying cultures of racism, hetero-patriarchy from rising again.


"We recognize that we are collective agents of history and that history cannot be deleted like web pages," the human rights activist said, allegedly having in mind the deletion of LGBT-related section from the website of the White House after Donald Trump assumed the office of the U.S. president.

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"The next 1,459 days of the Trump administration will be 1,459 days of resistance: resistance on the ground, resistance in the classrooms, resistance on the job, resistance in our art and in our music.This is just the beginning," Davis summed up.

As reported, the Women's March was held in Washington D.C. on Saturday, Jan. 21, during Trump administration's first day in the office.

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Angela Davis is a political activist, writer and scholar. She is a distinguished professor emerita at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and founder of Critical Resistance, a grassroots organisation that campaigns to end imprisonment as a solution to social problems.

Davis was prosecuted for conspiracy involving the 1970 armed take-over of a Marin County, California, courtroom, in which four persons were killed. She was acquitted in a federal trial. Her research interests are feminism, African-American studies, critical theory, Marxism, popular music, social consciousness, and the philosophy and history of punishment and prisons. Her membership in the Communist Party led to Ronald Reagan 's request in 1969 to have her barred from teaching at any university in the State of California. She was twice a candidate for Vice President on the Communist Party USA ticket during the 1980s.
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