Helen Keller

Helen Keller

(June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. A prolific author, Keller was well traveled, and was outspoken in her anti-war convictions. A member of the Socialist Party of America and the Industrial Workers of the World, she campaigned for women's suffrage, labor rights, socialism, and other radical left causes. She was inducted into the Alabama Women's Hall of Fame in 1971.

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