Journalist Ida B. Wells was an avid suffragist and early Civil Rights leader, who used the power of the pen to challenge racial & sexual discrimination. In 1892, she published “Southern Horrors: Lynch Laws in All Its Phases” a scathing exposé of lynching practices. In retaliation for her articles, a mob destroyed her Memphis printing press. After numerous threats to her life, Wells moved to Chicago to continue her anti-lynching campaign. ~Wikipedia
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eternallybeautifullyblack: “ The African-American Suffragists History Forgot by Lynn Yaeger [T]hough we may have vague notions of the American women who fought so heroically for the ballot on this side of the Atlantic, they are, in our minds, in our.
As melinated queens we carry the weight of the world on our shoulders. We may not be able to fly or have cute leotards but we save the world every day by taking care of our families and communities. S/o to the Real Wonder Women!