This Day in Jewish History 1919: U.S. Deports Free-love Anarchist 'Red Emma' to Russia

Emma Goldman would turn her back on violence, but not before serving time for inciting riots – and after her deportation, engineered by J. Edgar Hoover.

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On December 21, 1919, Emma Goldman – “Red Emma,” the activist and thinker who spent a lifetime fighting for workers’ rights, socialism, birth control and the cultural avant-garde – was deported from the...