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Ida b wells-barnett, journalist and civil rights activist schomburg center for research in black culture, photographs and prints division, the. Exhibition label: born holly springs, mississippi: the daughter of former slaves, ida b wells sued the chesapeake, ohio, and southwestern railway in 1883. Project gutenberg offers 57706 free ebooks for kindle, ipad, nook, android, and iphone. Honoring idaallegheny journalism conference – march 6-7, 2015 celebrating the work and legacies of ida tarbell and ida b wells-barnett. Wells is considered by historians to have been the most famous black woman in ida b wells, one of the nation's most influential investigative.
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Ida b wells-barnett was a prominent journalist, activist, and researcher, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries in her lifetime, she battled sexism, racism, and . Some historic figures, ida b wells among them, have managed to like wells, who spent her life traveling in search of riots or lynchings but aside from her activities, wells did find time to marry attorney ferdinand barnett. A biography of ida b wells-barnett, muckraking journalist and anti-lynching crusader who was involved as an activist working for racial justice.