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Ida B. Wells

Civil Rights Leader, Journalist and Suffragist Ida B. Wells

Full Name: Ida Bell Wells-Barnett
Profession: Civil Rights Leader, Journalist and Suffragist

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Born: July 16, 1862
Birthplace: Holly Springs, Mississippi, USA
Star Sign: Cancer

Died: March 25, 1931 (aged 68)
Cause of Death: Uremia (kidney failure)

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Events in the Life of Ida B. Wells

  • 1913-03-03 Woman suffrage procession through Washington, D.C. organized by Alice Paul and Lucy Burns and led by Inez Milholland. Ida B. Wells marched with her Illinois delegation despite blacks being told to march in a separate section.

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