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Pioneering African American journalist Ida B. Wells-Barnett (1862-1931) is largely remembered for her brave antilynching campaign within the Eighteen Nineties; the complete variety of her struggles opposed to injustice isn't really besides recognized. With this publication, Patricia Schechter restores Wells-Barnett to her critical, if embattled, position within the early reform hobbies for civil rights, women's suffrage, and Progressivism within the usa and in a foreign country. Schechter's entire remedy makes shiny the scope of Wells-Barnett's contributions and examines why the political philosophy and management of this awesome activist finally turned marginalized.

Though pressured into the shadow of black male leaders corresponding to W. E. B. Du Bois and Booker T. Washington and misunderstood after which overlooked by means of white ladies reformers reminiscent of Frances E. Willard and Jane Addams, Wells-Barnett however effectively enacted a religiously encouraged, female-centered, and extremely political imaginative and prescient of social betterment and empowerment for African American groups all through her grownup years. by way of reading her principles and activism in clean sharpness and element, Schechter exposes the promise and bounds of social switch through and for black girls in the course of an extremely violent but hopeful period in U.S. history.

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