Southern Horrors and Other Writings
Second EditionJacqueline Jones Royster©2016
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Take a look into the life of African American Ida B. Wells, an internationally famous activist at the turn of the twentieth century in Southern Horrors and Other Writings. See what events inspired her into a life of public speaking and activisim both in the U.S and abroad through compelling research and excerpts from her own autobiography. Wells' writings continue to play a key role in understanding both complex race relations, as well as peace and justice as global concepts. Learn more about the impact she had as a public figure and what spurred her on.
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Table of Contents
Illustrations PART ONE
INTRODUCTION: Equity and Justice for All
A Lynching at the Curve
A Pathway to Activism
The Case According to WellsPART TWO
Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All Its Phases
A Red Record
Crusade for Justice, Chapters 10 – 15APPENDIXES
A Wells Chronology (1862–1931)
Questions for Consideration