Ida B. Wells: Mother of the Civil Rights Movement
The acclaimed civil rights leader Ida B. Wells (1862-1931) is brought vividly to life in this accessible and well-researched biography. Wells was a founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and she helped black women win the right to vote. But what she is most remembered for is the success of her lifelong crusade against the practice of lynching--called by some "our nation's crime"--in the American South. She fought her battle by writing and publishing countless newspaper articles and by speaking around the world. Her outspokenness put her in grave danger many times over, but she would not be silenced, and today she is credited with ending lynching in the United States. Her story is one of courage and determination in the face of intolerance and injustice. AFTERWORD, BIBLIOGRAPHY, INDEX.
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Review: Ida B. Wells: Mother of the Civil Rights MovementUser Review - Diana - Goodreads
Um...My dad wrote this book and about 200 others. Check out the other Fradin books here or in your local library! Read full review
Review: Ida B. Wells: Mother of the Civil Rights MovementUser Review - Kirsten - Goodreads
appropriate for older kids - amazing woman to learn about - but some pretty disturbing photos of lynchings. important to learn about, uncomfortable, but worthwhile. Read full review