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Ida B. Wells-Barnett

Ida B. Wells-Barnett

July 16, 1862 – March 25, 1931

Selected Bibliography

Bay, Mia. To Tell the Truth Freely: The Life of Ida B. Wells. New York: Hill and Wang, 2010.

Davis, Elizabeth L., McKoy S. Smith, and S. J. Brown. The Story of the Illinois Federation of Colored Women's Clubs. New York: G.K. Hall, 1997.

DuRocher, Kristina. Ida B. Wells: Social Activist and Reformer. New York: Taylor and Francis, 2016.

Giddings, Paula. Ida: A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching. New York: Amistad, 2009.

Robbins, Hollis, and Henry L. Gates. The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Women Writers. New York: Penguin Books, 2017.

Schechter, Patricia A. Ida B. Wells-Barnett and American Reform, 1880-1930. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2001.

Silkey, Sarah L. Black Woman Reformer: Ida B. Wells, Lynching, and Transatlantic Activism. Athens: The University of Georgia Press, 2015.

Sims, Angela D. Ethical Complications of Lynching: Ida B. Wells' Interrogation of American Terror. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

Wells, Ida B. Crusade for Justice: The Autobiography of Ida B. Wells. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992.

Wells, Ida B. The Memphis Diary of Ida B. Wells: An Intimate Portrait of the Activist As a Young Woman. Boston: Beacon Press, 1995.

Wells-Barnett, Ida B. Ida: in Her Own Words: The Timeless Writings of Ida B. Wells from 1893. Chicago: Benjamin Williams Pub, 2008.

Wells-Barnett, Ida B. The Light of Truth: Writings of an Anti-Lynching Crusader. New York: Penguin Books, 2014.

Wells-Barnett, Ida B. and Jacqueline J. Royster. Southern Horrors and Other Writings: The Anti-Lynching Campaign of Ida B. Wells, 1892-1900. Boston: Bedford Books, 2016.

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