Journalist. Suffragist. Antilynching crusader. Ida B. Wells’ legacy is shared in a new biography written by her great-granddaughter. John Iadarola and Ida’s great-granddaughter, Michelle Duster break it down on The Damage Report.
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Read more here: https://www.npr.org/2021/02/01/962946563/michelle-duster-reflects-on-life-of-great-grandmother-ida-b-wells-in-new-biograp
"Ida B. Wells was many things – journalist, civil rights leader, mother, dangerous Negro agitator. That last one is courtesy of the FBI. The bureau created a file on Wells more than a century ago. It noted that she was a good public speaker and that, quote, "she has addressed meetings of colored people and endeavored to impress upon them that they are a downtrodden race and that now is the time for them to demand and secure their proper position in the world," end quote.
Well, Michelle Duster is author of a new book on Wells. It is titled "Ida B. The Queen." And that’s a subject on which Duster is not completely objective because she is also the great-granddaughter of Ida B. Wells. She’s on the line now from Chicago."
Read more here: https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Ida-B-the-Queen/Michelle-Duster/9781982129811
"Journalist. Suffragist. Antilynching crusader. In 1862, Ida B. Wells was born enslaved in Holly Springs, Mississippi. In 2020, she won a Pulitzer Prize.
Ida B. Wells committed herself to the needs of those who did not have power. In the eyes of the FBI, this made her a “dangerous negro agitator.” In the annals of history, it makes her an icon.
Ida B. the Queen tells the awe-inspiring story of an pioneering woman who was often overlooked and underestimated—a woman who refused to exit a train car meant for white passengers; a woman brought to light the horrors of lynching in America; a woman who cofounded the NAACP. Written by Wells’s great-granddaughter Michelle Duster, this “warm remembrance of a civil rights icon” (Kirkus Reviews) is a unique visual celebration of Wells’s life, and of the Black experience."
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