1800s - early 1900s: Journalist, Women’s Rights Activist, Newspaper editor and owner, leader of Civil Rights Movement.
LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Ida. LOVE her.
Ida Bell Wells Barnett is one of my (s)heroes. My junior year in high school I wrote my research paper for AP U.S. History on her, and it was one of the best and most fun things I did.