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To tell the truth freely : the life of Ida B. Wells

Author: Mia Bay
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: Born to slaves in 1862, Ida B. Wells became a fearless antilynching crusader, women's rights advocate, and journalist. Wells's refusal to accept any compromise on racial inequality caused her to be labeled a "dangerous radical" in her day but made her a model for later civil rights activists as well as a powerful witness to the troubled racial politics of her era. In the richly illustrated To  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Ida B Wells-Barnett; Ida B Wells-Barnett; Ida B Wells-Barnett
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mia Bay
ISBN: 9780809095292 0809095297
OCLC Number: 180751473
Description: viii, 374 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of illustrations --
Introduction: If Iola were a man --
1: Coming of age in Mississippi --
2: Walking in Memphis --
3: Lynching at the curve --
4: Exile --
5: Capturing the attention of the "civilized world" --
6: Although a busy woman, she has found the time to marry --
7: Challenging Washington, DC, and Booker T --
8: Reforming Chicago --
9: Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty --
Notes --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: Mia Bay.

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From the Publisher: Born to slaves in 1862, Ida B. Wells became a fearless antilynching crusader, women's rights advocate, and journalist. Wells's refusal to accept any compromise on racial inequality caused her to be labeled a "dangerous radical" in her day but made her a model for later civil rights activists as well as a powerful witness to the troubled racial politics of her era. In the richly illustrated To Tell the Truth Freely, the historian Mia Bay vividly captures Wells's legacy and life, from her childhood in Mississippi to her early career in late nineteenth-century Memphis and her later life in Progressive-era Chicago.

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