Angela is a political activist, philosopher, academic professor and author. She is a professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz. A feminist and a Marxist, Davis was a longtime member of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) and is a founding member of the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism (CCDS). She is the author of over ten books on class, gender, race, and the US prison system.
Angela is vegan, implying a sentiocentric moral scope. She is non-religious, implying a naturalistic epistemology.