Dr. Angela Davis pleaded not guilty to murder at her trial yesterday (Tuesday July 27).?
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Background: Dr. Angela Davis pleaded not guilty to murder at her trial yesterday (Tuesday July 27). Miss Davis, a black philosophy professor and avowed communist is charged with murder, kidnapping, and conspiracy arising out of a courthouse shoot-out in San Rafael, California last year. During the incident a trial judge was kidnapped and killed. Two San Quentin prisoners, and Jonathan Jackson, the man believed to have supplied the guns were also shot dead. It is alleged that Dr. Davis bought the guns that were used in the shootout.