Category: She Who Struggles

She who Struggles: Claribel Alegría

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At 7 years old, Claribel Alegría witnessed “La Matanza”, the military massacre of hundreds of indigenous Pipil peasants after an attempted uprising in western El Salvador. For the rest of

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She Who Struggles: Haydee Santamaría

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Haydee once wrote, “Moncada achieves greatness through the courage of those who die and those who live. Moncada would have been nothing without the courage of those who died there

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She who Struggles: Salawati Daud

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Salawati Daud was born in the early 1900s. The information available on this freedom fighter is too sparse; in a 2018 documentary film, she is honored as one of the

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She Who Struggle: Rosina Corrothers Tucker

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“Today is my day, as it is your day. Although I live far removed from the time when I was born, I do not feel that my heart should dwell

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She Who Struggles: Ella May Wiggins

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Though her life was cut short too early, Ella May Wiggins' sense of struggle and contribution to the workers’ movement burned brightly.

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She Who Struggles: Mae Mallory

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When Mae Mallory pulled her children out of school, she and the other mothers of the Harlem 9 became shining examples of revolutionary love—fighting back against the system not for

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