Angela Davis Recieves Thomas Merton AwardPittsburgh 14 Nov 2006 09:40 GMT
On Friday, November 10th, Angela Davis was awarded the annual Thomas Merton Award at a dinner and fundraiser at the Sheraton Station Square. The Thomas Merton Award has been awarded since 1972 by the Thomas Merton Center. It is named after Thomas Merton and is given annually to "national and international individuals struggling for justice." Recipients include Amy Goodman, Molly Rush, Daniel Berrigan, Kathy Kelly, Howard Zinn, among others. Angela Davis is known internationally for her ongoing work to combat all forms of oppression in the U.S. and abroad.