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Ida B. Wells is a truly amazing woman. At the forefront of the civil rights movement in America, she had to face racial and gender prejudice. Strongly recommend reading her autobiography! True inspiration, who is not known enough!

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Ida B. Wells; 1862-1931; Ida B. Wells was an African-American journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist and an early leader in the civil rights movement. She documented lynching in the United States, showing how it was often a way to control or punish blacks who competed with whites. She was active in the women's rights and the women's suffrage movement, establishing several women's organizations. Wells was a skilled and persuasive rhetorician, and traveled internationally on lecture tours.

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Ida B. Wells-Barnett - Black Lives Matter - Series - Black Voices Art Print

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Ida B. Wells-Barnett Biography: Working Against Racism

A biography of Ida B. Wells-Barnett, muckraking journalist and anti-lynching crusader who was involved as an activist working for racial justice.

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BLACK REVOLUTIONARY HEROES: Nat Turner, Harriet Tubman, Robert Smalls, Ida B. Wells, W.E.B Dubois, Langston Hughes, Claudia Jones, Paul Robeson, Harry Haywood, Angelo Herndon, Robert F. Williams, Rosa Parks, Ella Baker, Fannie Lou Hamer, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, Huey P. Newton, George Jackson, Assata Shakur.

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