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Unformatted text preview: Janie Park Lucy Gonzalez Parsons Chicano Studies Where was she from? Born in Texas, 1853 Probably born a slave Origins not documented Who was she? Was an African, Native, and Mexican- American anarchist labor activist Fought against the injustices of poverty, racism, capitalism, and the state her entire life Married to Albert Parsons, a white Texan who had become a radical Republican after the Civil War The Parsons move to Chicago in 1873 Beginning of the Parsons Was first involved in the Social Democratic Party, associated with Marxist Som When organization folded, they joined the Workingmens Party of the United States (WPUSA) Later, Parsons left WPUSA in the 1880s and joined the International Working Peoples Association (IWPA) Beginning of Lucy Parsons Began her career as a writer and a lecturer Worked for organizations such as the Sots, spoke for the WPUSA, and the Working Womens Union Later, Parsons left WPUSA in the 1880s and joined the International Working Peoples Association (IWPA)...
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