Introduction to Lucy Parsons

Submitted by libcom on December 15, 2005

Lucy E. Parsons, aka Lucy Gonzales, c1853-1942
Lucy Parsons was born in Texas, USA of African American, Native American, and Mexican descent. She became an anarchist and married the anarchist and later Haymarket Martyr Albert R. Parsons, taking his name.
An active anarchist and Industrial Workers of the World organiser for decades, she moved closer to the Communist Party in 1925, finally joining it in 1939, three years before her death.

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