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They Say Ida B Wells and the Reconstruction of Race New Narratives in American History

Between 1880 and 1930 Southern mobs hanged burned and otherwise tortured to death at least 3300 African Americans And yet the rest of the nation largely ignored the horror of lynching or took it for granted until a young schoolteacher from Tennessee raised her voice Her name was Ida B Wells In They Say historian James West Davidson recounts the first thirty years of this passionate woman's life as well as the story of the great struggle over the meaning of race in post emancipation America Davidson captures the breathtaking often chaotic changes that swept the South as Wells grew up in Holly Springs Mississippi the spread of e Ida B Wells Barnett has been whitewashed by history All too often she is remembered as a women s rights activist Yet she was an investigative journalist anti lynching activist and civil rights activist Decades before Rosa Parks Wells Barnett won lawsuits regarding transportation seating Her divergence from Susan B Anthony on the uestion of race is completely ignored Anthony like Catharine E Beecher and others bowed to the doctrine of expediency a logical if erroneous doctrine of prioritizing one goal at the expen

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Or threw her off a train for not retreating to the segregated car she sued the railroad and won When she protested conditions in the segregated Memphis schools she was fired and took up full time journalism And in 1892 when an explosive lynching rocked Memphis she embarked full blown on the career for which she is now remembered as an outspoken writer and lecturer against lynching Richly researched and deftly written They Say offers a gripping portrait of the young Ida B Wells shedding light not only on how one black American defined her own aspirations and her people's freedom but also on the changing meaning of race in Ameri Great analysis of how Ida B Wells should be remembered


6 thoughts on “They Say Ida B Wells and the Reconstruction of Race New Narratives in American History

  1. says:

    Ida B Wells Barnett has been whitewashed by history All too often she is remembered as a women's rights activist Yet she was an investigative journalist anti lynching activist and civil rights activist Decades before Rosa Parks Wells Barnett won lawsuits regarding transportation seating Her divergence from Susan B Anthony on the ue

  2. says:

    A thought provoking concise introduction to one of the most important women in American history

  3. says:

    Great analysis of how Ida B Wells should be remembered

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    The book starts out talking about the process of this dude taking a picture of a bunch of people out on a bridge setting the scene giving us some historical context about photography and its popularization and how postcards came to b

  5. says:

    An enjoyable book that explores Ida B Wells life while showing us to all the social and political issues happeni

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    Every home should have a text that unveils Ida B WellsHer power and determination is symbolic of our ancestors will to right human wrongs

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