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Title:
Who was Ida B. Wells?
Publication Information:
New York : Penguin Workshop, [2020]

©2020
ISBN:
9780593093351

9780593093368
Physical Description:
108 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Target Audience:
Ages 8-12
Series:
Who was?
Language:
English
Contents:
Who was Ida B. Wells -- Freedom -- "Princess of the press" -- The crusade begins -- Speaking farther and wider -- Braver and bolder -- Never give UP -- New crusades -- Ups and downs -- "Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty."
Abstract:
"Born into slavery in 1862, Ida Bell Wells was freed as a result of the Emancipation Proclamation in 1865. Yet she could see just how unjust the world she was living in was. This drove her to become a journalist and activist. Throughout her life, she fought against prejudice and for equality for African Americans. Ida B. Wells would go on to co-own a newspaper, write several books, help cofound the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and fight for women's right to vote."-- Provided by publisher.
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