American or Anti-American
... or Anti- American Order No. 231514 No. of pages: 3 Premium 6530 Lucy Parsons has been hailed as one of the greatest radical anarchists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. She was born near Waco, Texas to parents who had a mixed African American, Native American, and Mexican ancestry. She married Albert Parsons, a Confederate soldier in Texas, but in 1872 the couple was forced to leave their native state, due to the political situation there, which was against their pro- black leanings.
Lucy and her husband moved to Chicago in the year 1873, where Albert joined a publishing house.
When in 1877 the country was gripped by a massive strike, which led to violent incidents, Albert addressed huge cr...