Ida B. Wells
Updated: 2/26/2020
Ida B. Wells

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Ida B. Wells's life.

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  • 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.
  • Free Speech
  • Abraham Lincoln announced the Emancipation Proclamation. That allowed Ida and her family to be set free from Mr.Bolling.
  • Getting Married
  • 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.