Ida B. Wells-Barnett


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(1862–1931), African-American journalist and activist.

Born in Holly Springs, Mississippi, and educated in a local freedmen's school, Ida Wells moved to Memphis, Tennessee, in 1884. Her activist career began in ...

Subjects: United States History — Literature.

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