POWERFUL! A story of Revolution told from the lips of Angela Davis SosaMay 27, 2016Black History POWERFUL! A story of Revolution told from the lips of Angela Davis Listen as Angela Davis gives her accounts of inequality experienced in America. Angela Yvonne Davis is an American political activist, academic scholar, and author. She emerged as a prominent counterculture activist and radical in the 1960s as a leader of the Communist Party USA, and had close relations with the Black Panther Party through her involvement in the Civil Rights Movement.