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Crusade for Justice : The Autobiography of Ida B. Wells.

Author: Ida B Wells; Alfreda M Duster
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2013.
Series: Negro American Biographies and Autobiogr.
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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.""No student of black history should overlook Crusade for Justice.""-William M. Tuttle, Jr., Journal of American History""Besides  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wells, Ida B.
Crusade for Justice : The Autobiography of Ida B. Wells
Chicago : University of Chicago Press,c2013
Named Person: Ida B Wells-Barnett; Ida B Wells-Barnett
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ida B Wells; Alfreda M Duster
ISBN: 9780226189185 022618918X
OCLC Number: 870587672
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Editor's Foreword; Introduction; Preface; 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 a 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
Description: 1 online resource (467 p.)
Contents: Editor's Foreword; Introduction; Preface; 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 a 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 the Negro Vote; 40. Protest to the Governor; 41. World War I and the Negro Soldiers; 42. The Equal Rights League; 43. East Saint Louis Riot 44. Arkansas Riot45. The Tide of Hatred; 46. The Price of Liberty; Bibliography; Index
Series Title: Negro American Biographies and Autobiogr.

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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.""No student of black history should overlook Crusade for Justice.""-William M. Tuttle, Jr., Journal of American History""Besides being the story of an incredibly courageous and outspoken black woman in the face of innumerable odds, the book is a valuable contribution to the.

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