Ida B. Wells (July 16, 1862 - March 25, 1931), aka Ida B. Wells-Barnett, was an African American civil rights advocate and an early women's rights advocate active in the Woman Suffrage Movement. Fearless in her opposition to lynchings, Wells documented hundreds of these atrocities.
- Speech on Lynch Law in America, Given by Ida B. Wells in Chicago, Illinois, January, 1900
- Ida B. Wells' speech concerning the prevalence of lynching throughout the United States, as well as the racial bias of the judicial system.
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