A re-blog from years gone by….Emma is a fascinating woman…….enjoy chuq
College of Political Knowledge
Subject: Women’s History
Another tradition I try to keep going is to post a woman that few know that has contributed greatly to the advancement of women and their rights…….
As an aged radical I learned of Emma at an early age mainly from her participation in the Russian Revolution of 1917 and her work demanding equal rights for women in the early days of the 20th century….but for those who have never heard of this lady…let me assist you…….
I would like to thank americanswhotellthetruth.org for this profile of Emma Goldman……
Emma Goldman was born in Kovno, Russia and emigrated to live with a sister in Rochester, New York when she was fifteen. Her family’s financial hardships forced her to leave school and work in a factory; her first job in America was as a seamstress in a clothing factory.
Goldman´s political consciousness was shaped…
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