Today's Autonomedia Jubilee Saint — Emmett Grogan

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NOVEMBER 28 — EMMETT GROGAN
San Francisco “Diggers” leader, “A Life Played for Keeps.”

“Anything anybody can say about America is true.”

NOVEMBER 28 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
MAKE YOUR OWN HEAD DAY.

ALSO ON NOVEMBER 28 IN HISTORY…
1628 — Pilgrim’s Progress author John Bunyan born, Elstow, Bedfordshire.
1757 — English Romantic poet and radical William Blake born, London, England.
1820 — German radical, Karl Marx’s partner, Friedrich Engels born, Barmen.
1832 — American Hegelianist Benjamin Paul Blood born, Amsterdam, New York.
1902 — American communist anarchist journalist Kate Austin dies, Kingman, KS.
1912 — Albania declares independence from Turkey.
1944 — San Francisco “Diggers” founder Emmett Grogan born, Brooklyn, New York.
1960 — Black American novelist Richard Wright dies, Paris, France.

Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective.

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