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Crusade for justice : the autobiography of Ida B. Wells

Author: Ida B Wells-Barnett; Alfreda Duster
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1972.
Series: Negro American biographies and autobiographies.; Phoenix books (Chicago, Ill.), P483.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This engaging memoir tells of her private life as a 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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Named Person: Ida B Wells-Barnett; Ida B Wells-Barnett
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ida B Wells-Barnett; Alfreda Duster
ISBN: 0226893448 9780226893440
OCLC Number: 24146026
Description: xxxii, 434 pages : portraits ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Born into Slavery --
2. Hard Beginnings --
3. New Opportunities --
4. Iola --
5. The "Free Speech" Days --
6. Lynching at the Curve --
7. Leaving Memphis behind --
8. At the Hands of the Mob --
9. To Tell the Truth Freely --
10. The Homesick Exile --
11. Light from the Human Torch --
12. Through England and Scotland --
13. Breaking the Silent Indifference --
14. An Indiscreet Letter --
15. Final Days in London --
16. "To The Seeker of Truth" --
17. "Inter-Ocean" Letters --
18. In Liverpool --
19. In Manchester --
20. In Bristol --
21. Newcastle Notes --
22. Memories of London --
23." You Can't Change The Record" --
24. Last Days in Britain --
25. A Regrettable Interview --
26. Remembering English Friends --
27. Susan B. Anthony --
28. Ungentlemanly and Unchristian --
29. Satin and Orange Blossoms --
30. A Divided Duty --
31. Again in the Public Eye --
32. New Projects --
33. Club life and politics --
34. A Negro Theater --
35. Negro Fellowship League --
36. Illinois Lynchings --
37. NAACP --
38. Steve Green and "Chicken Joe" Campbell --
39. Seeking Negro Vote --
40. Protest to the Government --
41. World War I and the Negro Soldiers --
42. The Equal Rights League --
43. East Saints Louis Riot --
44. Arkansas Riot --
45. The Tide of Hatred --
46. The Price of Liberty.
Series Title: Negro American biographies and autobiographies.; Phoenix books (Chicago, Ill.), P483.
Responsibility: edited by Alfreda M. Duster.
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The subject of a December, 1989, PBS documentary (based on this book), Ida B. Wells was one of the foremost crusaders against black oppression. This engaging memoir tells of her private life as well  Read more...

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