- Name: Ida B. Wells
- Born: 07/16/1862
- Died: 03/25/1931 (68 years old)
- Occupation: Civil rights and women's rights activist, journalist and newspaper editor, teacher
Ida Bell Wells-Barnett (July 16, 1862 – March 25, 1931) was an American investigative journalist, educator, and an early leader in the civil rights movement. She was one of the founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Over the course of a lifetime dedicated to combating prejudice and violence, and the fight for African-American equality, especially that of women, Wells arguably became the most famous black woman in America.
Birth Name: Ida Bell Wells
Alias: Ida Bell Wells
Birth Place: Holly Springs, Mississippi, U.S.
Death Place: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Ida B. Wells quotes :
I came home every Friday afternoon, riding the six miles on the back of a big mule. I spent Saturday and Sunday washing and ironing and cooking for the children and went back to my country school on Sunday afternoon.Ida B. Wells