Ida B. Wells (1862-1931) was an African-American educator, journalist, feminist, and leader in the Civil Rights Movement. She was one of the founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Wells
Wells battled sexism, violence, racism, and unjust politics. She organized and founded several groups over the years aimed at creating meaningful change in society for women and African-Americans. Wells demanded justice. Not only did she make history, but she also made a difference.
“The way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them.”
-Ida B. Wells