Cultural Writing. African American studies. The defiance of one woman, Rosa Parks, sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott and inaugurated a new era in American politics. It was no accident that a Black woman worker played this role. Two hundred years of history and two revolutions conditioned and tempered her for leadership of the Third American Revolution.
Clara Fraser (1923-1998) lived her working class politics with style and aplomb, earning the title Grande Dame of Socialism bestowed on her by the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. She was a founder and leader of the Freedom Socialist Party and Radical Women, and an editor and columnist for the Freedom Socialist newspaper, where her Socialism for Skeptics series first appeared. Author City: USA