Ida B. Wells : a passion for justice

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  • Chronicles the life of Ida B. Wells, an early Afro-American journalist and activitist who protested lynchings, the treatment of Afro-American soldiers, and other forms of racism and injustice toward black Americans around the turn of the century. Her involvement in the women's suffrage movement is also described.


  • The memoirs of Ida B. Wells read by Toni Morrison.
  • Originally broadcast as an episode of the television program The American experience in 1989.
  • DVD.
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