Ida B. Wells
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Ida B. Wells's life.
Ida B. Wells Growing Up
Hello, I am Ida's father.
Hello, I am Ida's mother.
Hello, my name is Ida.
Getting Set Free From Slavery
Yay!! Were free!!!
Civil Rights Activist
Ida B. Wells was born into slavery in Holly Springs, Mississippi, on July 16, 1862. They were owned by a man named Mr.Bolling. He was nice to them, but they were still slaves.
Abraham Lincoln announced the Emancipation Proclamation. That allowed Ida and her family to be set free from Mr.Bolling.
In the 1890's, Ida became a Civil Rights and Women's Activist.
In 1892, Ida started a newspaper called "Free Speech". It talked about racism and how it was wrong. She also talked about anti-lynching.
In 1898, Ida married Ferdinand Barnett. They had four children.
In 1909 she was a founder for the National Association of the Advancement of Colored People.