Dorothy Day: Social Activist And Social Movement

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Dorothy Day was a very successful journalist and social activist. She participated in fighting for women’s suffrage, celebrated the February Revolution in Russia and was the founder of the newspaper the Catholic Worker. The newspaper was sold at one cent and was aimed at those suffering most from the Great Depression. It brought to light the many injustices of the world and provided coverage of issues such as strikes, working conditions of women and African Americans, and other social wrongdoings. In other words, Dorothy Day was a saint. The official Merriam-Webster definition of a saint is “A person who is officially recognized by the Christian church as being very holy because of the way he or she lived: a person who is very good, kind,

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