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Crusade for justice : the autobiography of Ida B. Wells

Author: Ida B Wells-Barnett; Alfreda Duster; John Hope Franklin; University of Chicago. Press,
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1970.
Series: Negro American biographies and autobiographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ida B. Wells (1862-1931) was one of the foremost crusaders against black oppression. This engaging memoir tells of her private life as mother of a growing family as well as her public activities as teacher, lecturer, and journalist in her fight against attitudes and laws oppressing blacks.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
Biografie
Biography
Named Person: Ida B Wells-Barnett; Ida B Wells-Barnett; Ida B Wells-Barnett; Ida B Wells-Barnett; Ida B Wells-Barnett; Ida B Wells-Barnett; Ida B Wells-Barnett
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ida B Wells-Barnett; Alfreda Duster; John Hope Franklin; University of Chicago. Press,
ISBN: 0226893421 9780226893426 0226893448 9780226893440
OCLC Number: 140965
Notes: Foreword by John Hope Franklin.
Description: xxxii, 434 pages : portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Born into slavery --
Hard beginnings --
New opportunities --
Iola --
The ''free speech'' days --
Lynching at the curve --
Leaving Memphis behind --
At the hands of a mob --
To tell the truth freely --
The homesick exile --
Light from the human torch --
Through England and Scotland --
Breaking the silent indifference --
An indiscreet letter --
Final days in London --
"To the seeker of truth" --
''Inter-ocean'' letters --
In Liverpool --
In Manchester --
In Bristol --
Newcastle notes --
Memories of London --
"You can't change the record" --
Last days in Britain --
A regrettable interview --
Remembering English friends --
Susan B. Anthony --
Ungentlemanly and unchristian --
Satin and orange blossom --
A divided duty --
Again in the public eye --
New projects --
Club life and politics --
A Negro theater --
Negro Fellowship League --
Illinois lynchings --
NAACP --
Steve Green and "Chicken Joe" Campbell --
Seeking the Negro vote --
Protest to the governor --
World War I and Negro soldiers --
The Equal Rights League --
East Saint Louis riot --
Arkansas riot --
The tide of hatred --
The price of liberty.
Series Title: Negro American biographies and autobiographies.
Responsibility: edited by Alfreda M. Duster.

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Ida B. Wells (1862-1931) was one of the foremost crusaders against black oppression. This engaging memoir tells of her private life as mother of a growing family as well as her public activities as teacher, lecturer, and journalist in her fight against attitudes and laws oppressing blacks.

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