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Lucy Parsons

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Lucy Parsons

Person  Female  Born 1853  Died 7/3/1942

Categories: Politics & Administration, Tragedy

Countries: USA

Labour organizer, anarchist communist. Born Texas or Virginia, as Lucy Eldine Gonzalez, possibly to slaves and had a mixed ancestry. Married Albert Parsons, a white socialist and this interracial marriage forced them to move north, to Chicago. 1888 came to Britain and spoke alongside William Morris and Peter Kropotkin. Died in Chicago in a fire.

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