Dominion of New York

Social Justice

September 17, 2012

Angela Davis & Michelle Alexander Share Stage in Harlem

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Written by: Kelly Virella


ngela Davis and Michelle Alexander appeared Friday at Riverside Church along with other black intellectuals such as Cornel West and Marc Lamont Hill. During the panel, Davis and Alexander explain the relationship between mass incarceration and white supremacy and why America must end it. Alexander also talks about Davis’s influence upon her.


About the Author

Kelly Virella
Kelly Virella lives in an East Harlem walk-up with her husband, her bicycle and her books. She's worked as a journalist for 11 years and started this website during the summer of 2011. She fell in love with New York City during her first visit here as a 16-year-old and finally made good on her promise to move here in April 2010.


New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly, left to right. Photo courtesy of Flickr/Azipaybarah