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Wells-Barnett, Ida B. (1862–1931)

  • By: Caryn E. Neumann
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

U.S. journalist and activist

Journalist and speaker Ida B. Wells-Barnett is best known for leading the fight against the lynching of African-Americans in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The “mother of clubwomen,” she also helped form the first national ...

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