Ida B. Wells (July 1862 – March was an African American journalist, newspaper editor and an early leader in the movement. Wells was a fearless anti-lynching crusader, suffragist, and women’s rights advocate.
Ida Bell Wells-Barnett (July 1862 – March was an African American journalist, newspaper editor and, with her husband, newspaper owner Ferdinand L. Barnett, an early leader in the civil rights movement.
Ida B. Wells (1862-1931) - refused to vacate her train seat in 1884 (a good 71 years before Rosa Parks), and who led the charge to end lynching in the United States.
The Long History of Presumed White Innocence and Black Guilt