The Chicago police labeled her “more dangerous than a thousand rioters.” For almost 70 years, Lucy Parsons fought for the rights of the poor and disenfranchised in the face of an increasingly oppressive industrial economic system. Her radical activism challenged the racist and sexist sentiment in a time when it was assumed that women were biologically determined to stay at home barefoot and pregnant.
- I live a simple life and gain so much in the process — as I gain, I share — and THIS is one of the reasons I so enjoy participating in the Facebook community — learning about things I might not otherwise ever know — (womensphilanthropy.typepad.com)
- Mother of the Sit-Down Strike (consortiumnews.com)
- I Am An Anarchist by Lucy Parsons (zcommunications.org)
- American Lucy (saintiscariot.com)
- Pat Kranish Writes About Lucy Parsons (lazyroad.com)
- American Lucy (protestantprints.wordpress.com)