Although the judge was shot in the head with a blast from a shotgun, he also suffered a chest wound from a bullet that may have been fired from outside the van. Retrieved February 1, Davis was awarded a scholarship to Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts , where she was one of three black students in her class. Davis grew up surrounded by communist organizers and thinkers, who significantly influenced her intellectual development. Angela Yvonne Davis born January 26,  is an American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author. Retrieved January 10, Retrieved October 20,
Celia. Age: 27.
She argues that racism in American society during this time was demonstrated by the disproportionate share of the African-American population who were incarcerated.
Zoey. Age: 24.
As a Girl Scout, she marched and picketed to protest racial segregation in Birmingham. Retrieved February 1, There she was recruited by a Communist youth group, Advance.