Ida B. Wells : mother of the civil rights movement / Dennis Brindell Fradin and Judith Bloom Fradin
Book | Clarion Books | 2000

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xii, 178 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-170) and index.
1. "Let your prayers be songs of faith and hope" -- 2. A butterfly schoolgirl -- 3. The princess of the press -- 4. The lynching that changed Ida's life -- 5. "I saw them burn the nigger, didn't I, Mama?" -- 6. Light from the human torch -- 7. "A work which nobody else will do" -- 8. "A special call for special work" -- 9. "Mother, if you don't go, nobody else will!" -- 10. "Reaching the boys and men who were farthest down and out" -- 11. The tide of hatred -- 12. "Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty" -- The legacy of Ida B. Wells-Barnett.
Story of Ida B. Wells, one of the great, yet one of the least known, civil rights leaders. A promised journalist, she is remembered for her leadership in women's voting rights, the NAACP, and anti-lynching.
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Accelerated Reader AR UG 8.3 7.0 43587.
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