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Ida B. Wells
Wells, c. 1893
Ida Bell Wells
July 16, 1862
|Died||March 25, 1931
|Occupation||Civil rights and women's rights activist, teacher, local paper editor|
|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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Ida B. Wells-Barnett House is a Chicago landmark and National Historic Landmark.
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