Ida B. Wells with her four children, 1909. In 1895 ... the difficulty she had splitting her time between her family and her work.


Born a slave in 1862, Ida B. Wells was the oldest daughter of James and Lizzie Wells. The Wells family, as well as the rest of the slaves of the Confederate states  ...


Pioneering journalist Ida B. Wells-Barnett battled sexism, racism, and ... and sister, she took a job as a teacher so that she could keep the family together.


Poster for dedication of the Ida B. Wells Housing Project in Chicago. ... The family witnessed more than a dozen major military skirmishes during the Civil War ...


Kids learn about the biography of Ida B. Wells a former slave who became a ... It wasn't until after the Civil War that Ida and her family were finally set free.


Jul 20, 2018 ... A year before she died, Ida B. Wells-Barnett ventured out into Chicago on a bitter and windy day to attend a Negro History meeting, according ...


Jul 12, 2019 ... Ida Bell Wells-Barnett, African American journalist who led an antilynching crusade in the United States in the 1890s.


Ida B. Wells-Barnett was a former slave who became a journalist and launched ... During the week, Wells lived near the school and her family stayed with others ...


Determined to keep her family together, Wells began teaching in surrounding ... She personally founded the Ida B. Wells Women's Club in 1893; the Negro ...