Recognizing Ida B. Wells' "Passion for Justice"

Ida B. Wells-Barnett was a fearless anti-lynching crusader, suffragist, women’s rights advocate, journalist and speaker. She stands as one of our nation’s most uncompromising leaders and most ardent defenders of democracy. She was born in Holly Springs, Mississippi, in 1862 and died in Chicago, Illinois, in 1931 at the age of 69.

Read the complete article that originally appeared in the San Francisco Bay View Newspaper.

Special to The Black Hour By Lee D. Baker

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