Black woman reformer : Ida B. Wells, lynching, & transatlantic activism (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Black woman reformer : Ida B. Wells, lynching, & transatlantic activism

Author: Sarah L Silkey
Publisher: Athens, GA : The University of Georgia Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the early 1890s, a series of shocking lynchings brought unprecedented international attentionto racially motivated American mob violence. This interest created an opportunity for Ida B. Wells, an African American journalist and civil rights activist from Memphis, to travel to England to cultivate British moral indignation against American lynching. Wells adapted race and gender roles established by African  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Ida B Wells-Barnett; Ida B Wells-Barnett
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah L Silkey
ISBN: 9780820345574 0820345571 9780820345581 082034558X
OCLC Number: 883748462
Description: xii, 206 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: British responses to American lynching --
The emergence of a transatlantic reformer --
The struggle for legitimacy --
Building a transatlantic debate on lynching --
American responses to British protest --
A transatlantic legacy.
Other Titles: Ida B. Wells, lynching, and transatlantic activism
Responsibility: Sarah L. Silkey.
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During the early 1890s, a series of lynchings brought international attention to American mob violence. This interest created an opportunity for Ida B. Wells, an African American journalist and civil  Read more...

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