“It is our duty to fight for our freedom. It is our duty to win. We must love each other and support each other. We have nothing to lose but our chains.”
― Assata Shakur
Mexican-American labor leader and union organizer Emma Tenayuca
was a leader of the Communist Party in San Antonio, Texas.
Claudia Jones worked tirelessly to advance the causes of socialism and liberation from the time she was 18 years old until her death in 1964.
Through the Harlem Tenants League, Burroughs and her comrades organized and led the working class in rent strikes, demonstrations, and actions to block evictions.