Ida B. Wells Civil right Icon,educator,abolitionist and feminist
“The way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them.” ― Ida B. Wells-Barnett “Somebody must show that the Afro-American race is more sinned against than sinning, and it seems to have fallen upon me to do so.”Ida B. Wells-Barnett Ida Bell Wells (July 16, 1862 to March 25, 1931), better known as Ida B. Wells, was an African-American journalist, abolitionist and feminist who led an anti-lynching crusade in the United States in the 1890s. She went on to found and become integral in groups striving for African-American justice. 7. Gallery.
“Virtue knows no color line, and the chivalry which depends upon complexion of skin and texture of hair can command no honest respect.” ― Ida B. Wells-Barnett