Angela Davis, photographed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. Site seems defunct but. Retired from her professorship at the University of California, she has founded Critical Resistance, an organization working against the prison-business complex in the US.
Angela Davis: "What this country needs is more unemployed politicians." Her hair, not heated and straightened into the popular fashion, but proudly Afro set power trends, and helped define Angela as power icon. And she looked fabulous while doing it!
Political activist Angela Davis popularized larger-than-life hair when she proudly rocked her afro in the Her iconic 'fro inspired Black women everywhere to ditch their hair straighteners and go natural, sparking a revolution in Black beauty and style.