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A number of her articles were published in black newspapers and periodicals Wells eventually became an owner of the Memphis Free Speech and Headlight and later of the Free SpeechShe even took on the subject of lynching and in 1898 Wells brought her anti lynching campaign to the White House leading a protest in Washington DC and calling for President William McKinley to make reformsIda B Wells never backed down in the fight for justice I picked this book up in the New collections because I realized I really didn't know too mu

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Ida B WellsOutraged when the train crew ordered her to move to the car for African Americans She refused and was forcibly removed from the train but not before she bit one of the men on the hand Wells sued the railroad winning a 500 settlement However the decision was later overturned by the Tennessee Supreme CourtThis injustice led Ida B Wells to pick up a pen to write about issues of race and politics in the South Using the moniker “Iola” The way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon themIda B Wells by Diane Bailey