IDA B WELLS - PASSION FOR JUSTICE -CIVIL WAR ENDED-WITHIN 2...

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PASSION FOR JUSTICE -CIVIL WAR ENDED-WITHIN 2 YEARS [GOT RIGHT TO VOTE] -IDA B WELLS-LEARNED THAT "PROMISES MADE WERE NOT TO BE KEPT" -END OF CIVIL WAR 90% ILLITERATE -IDA'S MOTHER WENT TO SCHOOL WITH HER -IDA'S FATHER WAS INVOLVED IN POLITICS ETC -AFRICAN AMERICAN SCAPEGOAT-BLACK AMERICANS GENETICALLY INFERIOR -1878-MSSICIPI DELTA HIT BY YELLOW FEVER-BOTH WHITES AND BLACK [ IDA'S MOM AND DAD AND YOUNG SIBLING DIED WHEN SHE WAS 16] -IDA B WELLS LEFT SCHOOL GOT A TEACHING JOB TO SUPPORT HER FAMILY] 2 YEARS LATER SHE MOVED TO MEMPHIS - "EVENING STAR EDITOR" -KU KLUX KLAN [KKK] 1866-CAMPAING OF TERROR AGAINST BLACK AMERICANS WHO SAID ANYTHING AGAINST WHITES-FREE MEN LOOKING FOR JOBS WERE ROUNDED UP AND BROUGHT BACK TO COUNTRY SIDE TO PICK COTTONS ETC -1877 TROUPS WITHDRAWN FROM SOUTH-RECONSTRUCTION OVER-WHITES CAME TO POWER AGAIN AND BLACK BECAME LOW CLASS -IN MUCH OF THE SOUTH, SEGREGATION -IDA SAT AT THE TRAIN WITH WHITES AND CONDUCTOR ASKED HER TO GET UP AND GO TO THE OTHER TRAIN BUT SHE REFUSED
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