21st Century: Query 151 (Angela Davis)
“I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change; I am changing the things I can no longer accept.” ~ Attributed to Angela Davis , an American political activist, academic, and author. She is a professor emerita at the University of California, Santa Cruz . Ideologically a Marxist , Davis was a member of the Communist Party USA until 1991, after which she joined the breakaway Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism . She is the author of over ten books on class , feminism , and the U.S. prison system . What does this statement reveal about the speaker? In what way does the statement differ from The Serenity Prayer ? Remain the same? The Serenity Prayer God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, And wisdom to know the difference.