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Ida B. Wells-Barnett and American reform, 1880-1930

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  • OCLC: ocn559706431
  • ISBN: 0807875465
  • ISBN: 9780807875469
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 386 pages) : illustrations, maps.
  • Published: Chapel Hill :University of North Carolina Press,[2001]
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2001]

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-361) and index.
Contents: Talking through tears -- Coming of age in Memphis -- The body in question -- Progress against itself -- Settlements, suffrage, setbacks -- For women, of women, by women.
Summary: African American journalist Ida B. Wells-Barnett (1862-1931) is remembered mainly for her antilynching crusade in the 1890s. This work seeks to restore her to her central place in the early reform movements for civil rights, women's suffrage, and Progressivism in the United States and abroad.
Subject: Wells-Barnett, Ida B -- 1862-1931
African American women civil rights workers -- Biography
Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography
African American women social reformers -- Biography
African American women political activists -- Biography
African American women journalists -- Biography
Lynching -- United States -- History
African Americans -- Politics and government
Women's rights -- United States -- History
United States -- Race relations

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