A biography of civil rights activist Ida B. Wells. Although born a slave, Wells became one of the first leaders of the American civil rights movement. A founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Wells was also a crusader for women's suffrage. She also spearheaded a national campaign to stop the horrific practice of lynching. This book is illustrated with archival photographs and prints.
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Political Science, Juvenile Nonfiction
Subgenre: General, Girls + Women, Biography + Autobiography / Literary, Political Freedom + Security / Civil Rights, Biography + Autobiography / Cultural Heritage