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Ida B. Wells
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Wells, c. 1893
Born
Ida Bell Wells

(1862-07-16)July 16, 1862
Died March 25, 1931(1931-03-25) (aged 68)
Education

Freedman's School
Shaw University

Rust College

Fisk University
Occupation Civil rights and women's rights activist, teacher, local paper editor
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Ferdinand L. Barnett
Parent(s) James Wells and Elizabeth "Izzy Bell" Warrenton

Ida Bell Wells-Barnett (July 16, 1862 – March 25, 1931), more commonly known as Ida B. Wells, was an African-American journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist, sociologist, feminist, Georgist, and an early leader in the Civil Rights Movement. She was one of the founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1909.

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