Ida B. Wells-Barnett

Lobb, Nancy
January 2007
16 Extraordinary African Americans, 2nd Edition;2007, p18
Book Chapter
Information on African American newspaperwoman Ida B. Wells-Barnett taken from a section of the book "16 Extraordinary African Americans," 2nd edition is presented. It describes her childhood and education at Rust College in Holly Springs, Mississippi. It offers a look at an incident which marked her lifelong fight against injustice which began on a train ride. It also highlights her involvement in African American press.


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