“7 Lessons in 1 Abolitionist Movement,” Abolition Journal, Ground Zero Issue, 2015. – Police and Prison Abolitionism

“Academia, Activism, and Imprisoned Intellectuals,” Social Justice, Vol. 30, No. 2 (92), 2003. – Police and Prison Abolitionism

“The Academic Addict,” What White Looks Like: African-American Philosophers on the Whiteness Question, Geoge Yancy, ed., New York: Routledge, 2004. – Literary Theory

“Activist Scholars or Radical Subjects?” Afterword coauthored with Edmund T. Gordon in Charles Hale, ed., Activist Scholars, University of California Press, 2008– Political Theory

“AfraRealism and the Black Matrix,” Special Issue on the Role of Black Philosophy, The Black Scholar, Vol. 43. No.4, 2013– Political Theory

“African American Women Writers, Activists and Interracial Rape Cases,” Black Women in America, Kim Vaz, ed. (Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications, 1994). – Radicalizing Feminisms

“African Philosophy, Theory, and ‘Living Thinkers’,” Spirit, Space and Survival: African American Women in (White) Academe, Joy James and Ruth Farmer, eds., New York: Routledge, 1993. – Political Theory

“‘All Power to the People!’: Hannah Arendt’s Theory of Communicative Power in a Racialized Democracy,” Race and Racism in Continental Philosophy, Robert Bernasconi, ed., Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2003– Political Theory

“American Prison Notebooks,” Race and Class, January 2004. – Police and Prison Abolitionism

“Angela Davis: A Life Committed to Liberation Praxis,” Abafazi: The Simmons College Review of Women of African Descent, Vol. 8, No. 1, Fall/Winter 1997. – Police and Prison Abolitionism

“Anita Hill: Martyr Heroism and Gender Abstractions, ”Court of Appeal: The Black Community Speaks out on the Racial-Sexual Politics of Thomas vs. Hill, Robert  Chrisman and Robert L. Allen, eds., New York: Ballantine Books, 1993. – Radicalizing Feminisms

“Antiracist (Pro) Feminisms and Coalition Politics: No Justice, No Peace,” in Men Doing Feminism, Tom Digby, ed., New York: Routledge, 1997. – Radicalizing Feminisms

“Black Feminism,” Encyclopedia of Feminism, New York: Routledge, 2001. – Radicalizing Feminisms

“Black Feminism in Liberation Limbos” in Existence in Black: An Anthology of Black   Existential Philosophy, Lewis Gordon, ed., New York: Routledge, 1996. – Political Theory

The Black Feminist Reader, co-edited with T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting, Oxford: Blackwell, 2000. – Radicalizing Feminisms

“Black Lives: From Grief to Activism,” NYT Opinionator with George Yancy, 24 December 2014. – Diasporic Anti-Black Racism

“Black Revolutionary Icons and ‘NeoSlave Narratives’,” Social Identities, Spring 1999. – Literary Theory

“Black Suffering in Search of the ‘Beloved Community’” TranScripts, UC Irvine graduate student journal, 2011. – Diasporic Anti-Black Racism

“‘Bread and Land’: Fanon’s Native Intellectual,” Afterword for Fanon: A Critical Reader, Lewis Gordon, T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting, Renee White, eds., Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1996– Political Theory

“Captive Maternal Love: Octavia Butler and SciFi Family Values,” in Feminist Writing and the Emergence of Feminist Theory, Robin Goodman, ed. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2015. – Captive Maternals

“‘Campaigns against “Blackness”’: Criminality, Incivility, and Election to Executive Office, Critical Sociology 36(1) 25-44, Sage Publications, 2010. – Electoral and Presidential Politics

“The Case of Ben LaGuer and the 2006 Massachusetts Gubernatorial Election,” in State of White Supremacy: Racism, Governance and the United States, Moon-Kie Jung, Joao H. Costa Vargas, Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, eds., Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2011. – Electoral and Presidential Politics

“’Concerning Violence’: Frantz Fanon’s Rebel Intellectual in Search of a Black Cyborg,” South Atlantic Quarterly 112:1, Duke University Press 2013. – Political Theory

“Confronting the triads of black life/death,” Princeton African American Studies, October 2015. – Political Theory

“Cracking the Codes of Black Power Struggles,” with Ahmad Hayes Greene, The Black Scholar, Special Issue: Black Code,” Vol. 47. No. 3, 2017. – Political Theory

“The Dead Zone: Stumbling at the Crossroads of Party Politics, Genocide and Postracial Racism, South Atlantic Quarterly, 108:3, Duke University Press 2009. – Electoral and Presidential Politics

“Democracy and Captivity,” Introduction to Joy James, ed. The New Abolitionists: (Neo)Slave Narratives and  Prison Writing, New York: SUNY Press, 2005. – Police and Prison Abolitionism

Critical Thinking, Theorizing, and Political Will ,” in Educating for Critical Consciousness, edited by George Yancey, CRC Press, May 2019.
 – Political Theory

“The Dysfunctional and the Disappearing; Democracy, Race and Imprisonment,” Social Identities, Vol. 6, No. 4, 2000. – Police and Prison Abolitionism

“Ella Baker, ‘Black Women’s Work’ and Activist Intellectuals,” The Black Scholar, Vol. 24, No. 3 (Fall 1994); reprinted in Spoils of War, T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting and Renée T. White, eds. Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 1997. – Captive Maternals

Contributions in Black Studies, guest editor, “Expanding Northamerican and Cuban Dialogues,” Volume 12 Ethnicity, Gender, Culture, & Cuba, 1994. – Radicalizing Feminisms

“Experience, Reflection, Judgment, and Action: Teaching Theory, Talking Community.” in Radically Speaking: Feminism Reclaimed, Diane Bell and Renate Klein, eds., Australia: Spinifex Press, 1995. – Radicalizing Feminisms

“Foreword,” in Frantz Fanon, Conflicts & Feminisms, T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting, Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1997. – Radicalizing Feminisms

“Framing the Panthers: Assata Shakur and Black Female Agency,” in Jeanne TheoHarris and Komozi Woodard, eds. Women in the Black Revolt. New York: NYU Press, 2009. – Radicalizing Feminisms

“‘Gender, Race, and Radicalism’: Teaching the Autobiographies of Native and African American Women Activists,” Feminist Teacher, Vol. 8, No. 3, Spring 1995. – Radicalizing Feminisms

“George Jackson: Dragon Philosopher and Revolutionary Abolitionist,” African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS), August 2018. – Political Prisoners

“Harlem Hospitality and Political History: Malcolm X and Fidel Castro at the Hotel Theresa: A Review of Rosemarie Mealy’s Fidel and Malcolm X,” Contributions in Black Studies, No. 12, 1994. – Literary Theory

Imprisoned Intellectuals. Baltimore/Boulder: Rowman & Littlefield, 2003. part 1. -Political Prisoners

Imprisoned Intellectuals. Baltimore/Boulder: Rowman & Littlefield, 2003. part 2. -Political Prisoners

“Imprisoned Intellectuals: War, Dissent, and Social Justice.” Radical History Review, vol. 85, 2003. – Diasporic Anti-Black Racism

“Joy James on the Academy, Captive Maternal, Central Park Five, Prison Abolition, and Simulacra,” Time Talks: History, Politics, Music, and Art, June 2019.

“Killmonger’s Captive Maternal is MIA: Black Panther’s Family Drama, Imperial Masters, and Portraits of Freedom,” Southern California Library. 2019. – Captive Maternals

“Leadership,” Keywords for Radicals, Kelley Fritsch, et al., eds., NY: AK Press, 2015– Literary Theory

“Lessons from the Past: Black Activism in the Revolutionary Era,” The North Star, 2019. – Political Theory

“Letter to the Editor,” Williams College Record, 2019. – Community Connections

Foreword “Liberation Pedagogies,” Olivia Perlow et al., eds. Black Women’s Liberatory  Pedagogies. New York: Palgrave, 2017– Political Theory

“Life and Other Responsibilities,” Foreword to Death and Other Penalties: Rethinking Prisons and Capital Punishment, Lisa Guenther, Geoffrey Adelsberg, et al. eds. (New York: Fordham University Press, 2015. – Political Theory

Transcript of “Love and Justice” Panel with Shapearl Faulkner-Wells and Dorothy Holmes,  April 2019. – Community Connections

“Madea v. Medea: Agape and the Militarist or Murderous Maternal,” Womanist and Black Feminist Responses to Tyler Perry’s Productions, LeRhonda Manigualt-Bryant, et al. eds. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2014. – Captive Maternals

“The Masked Assassination of George Jackson” in Warfare in the American Homeland: Policing and Prison in a Penal Democracy, Durham: Duke University Press, 2007. -Political Prisoners

“Paradigms of Exclusion and the ‘Integration’ of Multiculturalism,” The Black Scholar, Vol. 23, No. 3, Fall 1993– Diasporic Anti-Black Racism

“Political Literacy and Voice,” Afterword in South End Editorial Collective, ed., What Lies Beneath: Katrina, Race, and the State of the Nation, Cambridge: South End Press, 2007. – Diasporic Anti-Black Racism

“Political Trauma,” Bloomsbury Handbook of 21st Century Feminist Theory, Robin Goodman, ed. 2018 (forthcoming). – Radicalizing Feminisms

“Politicizing the Spirit: American Africanisms and African Ancestors in the Essays of Toni Morrison,” Cultural Studies, Vol. 9, No. 2, Spring 1995– Political Theory

“The Politics of Language and of Law: Racism, Resistance and the UN Treaty on Genocide,” Marxism in the postmodern age: confronting the new world order, Antonio Callari, Carole Biewener, Stephen Cullenberg, eds., New York: Guilford Press, 1994– Literary Theory

“The Profeminist Politics of W. E. B. Du Bois— with Respects to Anna Julia Cooper and Ida B. Wells Barnett,” The Thought of W. E. B. Du Bois , Bernard Bell, James Stewart, Emily Grosholz, eds., New York: Routledge, 1996. – Radicalizing Feminisms

“The Quartet in the Political Persona of Ida B. Wells,” The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Race, Naomi Zack, ed. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017). – Radicalizing Feminisms

Race and the Space of Black Women’s Voices” (Interview/Dialogue), On Race: 34 Conversations in time of Crisis, George Yancey ed., New York: Oxford UP, 2017. – Captive Maternals

“Radicalizing Black Feminism,” Race and Class (Spring 1999); reprint in Tommy Lott, ed., A Companion to African-American Philosophy,Oxford: Blackwell, 2000– Radicalizing Feminisms

“Reflections on Teaching: ‘Gender, Race, and Class’,” Feminist Teacher  Vol.5, No.3, Spring 1991. – Literary Theory

co-authored with Joao Costa Vargas, “Refusing Blackness-as-Victimization: Trayvon Martin and the Black Cyborgs,” Pursuing Trayvon Martin, George Yancy, Janine Jones, eds., Lanham, MD: Lexington Press, 2012. – Diasporic Anti-Black Racism

“Resting in Gardens, Battling in Deserts: Black Women’s Activism,” The Black Scholar, Vol. 29, No. 4, Winter 1999. – Radicalizing Feminisms

“A Review of Bettina Aptheker’s Morning Breaks: The Trial of Angela Davis,” The Black Scholar, 2001. – Political Prisoners

“The Roots of Black Incarceration: A Review of Austin Reed’s The Haunted Convict. Boston Review, Boston Review, February 2016. – Police and Prison Abolitionism

Seeking the Beloved Community, State University of New York Press, Albany, 2013. – Radicalizing Feminisms

Shadowboxing: Representations of Black Feminist Politics. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1999. part1  – Radicalizing Feminisms

Shadowboxing: Representations of Black Feminist Politics. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1999. part2  – Radicalizing Feminisms

Note: Shadowboxing is split arbitrarily on this site due to file size limitations. Correction edit: Angela Y. Davis received her doctorate from Humboldt University in East Berlin.

“Sorrow: The Good Soldier and Good Woman,” in Joy James, Warfare in the American Homeland: Policing  and Prison in a Penal Democracy. Durham: Duke University Press, 2005– Captive Maternals

“Sorrow, Tears, and Blood”: Black Leadership, Fractionation and the Talented Tenth, Viewpoint, January 2015. – Literary Theory

“Sovereign Kinship and the President Elect,” in Barack Obama and the New Black Politics, Manning Marable, et. al eds., New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009– Electoral and Presidential Politics

States of Security, Democracy’s Sanctuary, and Captive Maternals in Brazil and the United States,” Souls. Joy James & Jaime Amparo Alves 2019, DOI: 10.1080/10999949.2018.1521690 – Captive Maternals

“The Talented Tenth,” Johnella Butler, ed., Encyclopedia of American Studies, Bethel, CT: Grolier Publishing, 2000– Literary Theory

Transcending the Talented Tenth: Black Leaders and American Intellectuals, New York: Routledge, 1997. – Literary Theory

“The (Un)Fair Fight for a Just Democracy,” The Feminist Wire, November 2018. – Community Connections

Radical Philosophy Review, guest editor, “Unfinished Liberation: Policing and Imprisonment,” Vol. 2, No. 3, 2001– Political Theory

“U.S. policy in Panama,” Race & Class Vol. 32, July-September 1990– Diasporic Anti-Black Racism

“Violations,” Introduction to Joy James, ed., Warfare: The American Homeland and Prison, Durham: Duke University Press, 2005. – Police and Prison Abolitionism

“W. E. B. Du Bois: Twentieth Century ‘Radical Prophet’,” Johnella Butler, ed., Encyclopedia of American Studies, Bethel, CT: Grolier Publishing, 2000– Literary Theory

“The Womb of Western Theory: Trauma, Time Theft and the Captive Maternal,” Carceral Notebooks, Vol. 12, 2016. – Captive Maternals