Posts bySara Lavallee

The Emmas: Aggression and Feminism Now and Then

Emma Goldman Quoted for saying “Heaven must be an awfully dull place if the poor in spirit live there”, Emma Goldman was an infamous rebel and spitfire anarchist in the late 1800s and early 1900s (Goldman). Goldman was a famous activist who fought vigorously for free speech, gender equality, birth control and labor unions. 1893-1919

Agree to Disagree: A History of Tompkins Square Park

o one seems to mind the smell of Tompkins Square Park. While pungent and vaguely similar to that of a Porta-Potty, the local population passively ignores the stink. Walking through Tompkins Square Park, the casual passerby realizes it’s not the most beautiful space in New York City. It is a space unintentionally neglected, but not on