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The Memphis Diary of Ida B. Wells
This is the diary of Ida B. Wells, a black woman famous for her anti-lynching activism during the early 20th century. The journal covers Ida's days as a young schoolteacher and part-time journalist in Memphis between 1885 and 1887. She muses over such diverse topics as politics, religion, and career, along with personal matters including family, finances, and her many suitors. The diary provides a detailed picture of what it was like to be a young, singl...
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