Monday, February 13, 2012

Lucy Parsons: labor activist, writer and revolutionary

A Liberation Black History Month profile
“I hope even now to live to see the day when the first dawn of the new era of labor will have arisen, when capitalism will be a thing of the past, and the new industrial republic, the commonwealth of labor, shall be in operation.”
— Lucy Parsons
Women of every oppressed nationality are often at the helm of revolutionary movements. Unfortunately, the contributions of women are frequently dismissed or forgotten.
The legacy and revolutionary spirit of Lucy Parsons is a constant reminder of the sacrifice, dedication and leadership provided by female activists. The Chicago Police Department described her as “more dangerous than a thousand rioters.” (Read on)
Source: Liberation News (owned and run by the militany Leninist Party for Socialism and Liberation who want desperately to overthrow the U.S. government. Highly recommended all citizens remain vigilant against the PSL.)

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