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.
1. Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All Its Phases by Ida B. Wells
3. “The Lynching Record Shows Its Hypocrisy,” The Evening Times (Grand Forks, ND), June 1, 1909, Page 1, Image 1, col.3.