"I Wanted to See for Myself the First Land of Socialism": Black American Women and the Russian Revolution

Title"I Wanted to See for Myself the First Land of Socialism": Black American Women and the Russian Revolution
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsRussell, Shana
JournalScience and Society
Volume18
Issue4
Start Page580
Pagination580 - 586
Date Published10/2017
Abstract

The article describes the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 and its significance for black domestic workers in the Soviet Union, as archived by black women labor activist Esther Cooper. It discusses Cooper's Master's Thesis, “The Negro Woman Domestic Worker in Relation to Trade Unionism". Topics include historian Erik McDuffie's views on Cooper's thesis, her belief in socialism and African American activist Williana Burroughs.

URLhttps://www.researchgate.net/publication/320145546_I_Wanted_to_See_for_Myself_the_First_Land_of_Socialism_Black_American_Women_and_the_Russian_Revolution
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