Biography Sketch: Ida B. Wells

Learn all about Ida B. Wells in 280 characters or less.

Learn all about Ida B. Wells in 280 characters or less.

Ida B. Wells was a journalist, champion for women’s rights and suffrage, civil rights activist, and anti-lynching crusader. Wells helped establish the NAACP in 1909 although her name is often excluded from the list of founders.

 

 

Learn More!

1. Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All Its Phases by Ida B. Wells

2. National Women’s History Museum

3. “The Lynching Record Shows Its Hypocrisy,” The Evening Times (Grand Forks, ND), June 1, 1909, Page 1, Image 1, col.3.


Learn all about Ida B. Wells in 280 characters or less.

2 thoughts on “Biography Sketch: Ida B. Wells

    • I read W. E. B. Du Bois said she didn’t want her name listed. Wells said he purposefully left her out. Not sure where the truth is. I’m glad history isn’t forgetting her.

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