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Ida B. Wells: Fearless Journalist From Memphis Who Changed The World, David L. Hudson Jr. Aug 2018

Ida B. Wells: Fearless Journalist From Memphis Who Changed The World, David L. Hudson Jr.

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"Today's climate features hostility toward freedom of the press and negative attitudes toward journalists ... [T]here was a time when journalists were admired for their fearless pursuit of the truth and their exposure of corruption." This article provides an overview of the life and work of Ida B. Wells, particularly her work as a journalist and activist.