Woman of history By joe honkisz and brandon Allen

1. Ida B. Wells was born in Holly springs Mississippi on July 16, 1862.

2.when she was 18 she landed a job as a teacher.

3.In 1882 Ida b. Wells moved to Memphis Tennessee with her sisters.She continued her education at frisk university in Nashville and her brothers found work as carpenters apprentice.

4.in May 1884 Ida B. Wells was kicked out of first class after buying the ticket she went on to sue the railroad company and got a $500 settlement but it than got overturned by the Tennessee Supreme Court.

5.in May 1884 Ida B. Wells was kicked out of first class after buying the ticket she went on to sue the railroad company and got a $500 settlement but it than got overturned by the Tennessee Supreme Court. Ida B. Wells became owner of the Memphis Free Speach and Headlight and later of the Free speech.

6. While working as a journalist and publisher, Wells also had a place as a teacher in a segregated public school in Memphis. She became a vocal critic of the condition of blacks only schools in the city. In 1891 she was fired from her job as a teacher. She championed another cause after the murder of a friend had and his two business associates.

7. Ida b. Wells died March 25, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois she died due to a kidney disease.

Ida b. Wells "The white man's victory soon became complete by fraud, violence, intimidation and murder."

Struggles Ida. B Wells faced.

1. She was black During a time of segregation

2.When she was 16 her mother and father died of yellow fever.

3.She had to care for her five younger siblings.

4.She was a women and in that time they did not have that many rights

5.She could get lynched herself.

Ida b. Wells was a Journalist and civil rights and women activist. She was one of the original founders of the NAACP or the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.She started the first African-american kindergarten in Chicago.She died in Chicago of kidney disease in 1931.Her Work Has Been Cited as an Example for Today’s Civil Rights Movement.

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