5th out of 9 books — 2 voters
To Tell the Truth Freely: The Life of Ida B. Wells
by Mia Bay
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 r...more
Hardcover, 384 pages
Published February 17th 2009 by Hill and Wang
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