The Light of Truth

The Light of Truth

The broadest and most comprehensive collection of writings available by an early civil and women's rights pioneer Seventy-one years before Rosa Parks's courageous act of resistance, police dragged a young black journalist named Ida B. Wells off a train for refusing to give up her seat. The experience shaped Wells's career, and-when hate crimes touched her life personally-she mounted what was to become her life's work: an anti-lynching crusade that captured international attention. This volume covers the entire scope of Wells's remarkable career, collecting her early writings, articles exposing the horrors of lynching, essays from her travels abroad, and her later journalism. The Light of Tru

Ida B. Wells
Penguin Group, USA

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