[PW] Seeking source of Angela Davis quote

Sandra Elaine Riggs sriggs at uga.edu
Fri Jul 31 12:55:29 PDT 2020

Thanks for checking. Several folks have been trying to help, but we couldn't pin anything down. One of my colleagues is going to try a direct contact request via UC Santa Cruz (professor emerita).

I'll post if he hears anything.

Sandra Riggs

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I spent some time today looking for this quotation today. It is widely
quoted but never cited from a source. I did find this LibGuide dedicated to
Davis: https://guides.library.cornell.edu/davis

I hope this helps. Have a good weekend!



On Fri, Jul 31, 2020 at 10:16 AM Sandra Elaine Riggs <sriggs at uga.edu> wrote:

> Hello,
> The quote is "In a racist society, it is not enough to be non-racist, we
> must be anti-racist" is widely attributed to Angela Davis. However, we
> don't know if this is from a book, article or interview. A librarian on the
> EDI Facebook group, thinks it was in an interview, but I've not found it. A
> colleague of mine found this site, which says Davis said/wrote this in 1979
> -
> https://www.sarahhnicotra.com/publications/dismantle
> I feel like I should be able to find it for the patron, but I haven't had
> luck. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Sandra E. Riggs
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