Monday, February 3, 2014

Black History Month: Celebrates Ida B. Wells

NAME: Ida B. Wells                      

OCCUPATION: Civil Rights Activist, Journalist                            

BIRTH DATE: July 16, 1862                                

DEATH DATE: March 25, 1931                      

EDUCATION: Rust University, Fisk University

PLACE OF BIRTH: Holly Springs, Mississippi                           

PLACE OF DEATH: Chicago, Illinois
"Ida B. Wells." 2014. The Biography Channel website. Feb 02 2014, 02:15

This US postage stamp was issued Feb 1, 1990 in honor of Black Heritage Month.

Best Known For

Ida B. Wells was an African-American journalist and activist who led an anti-lynching crusade in the United States in the 1890s.   This US postage stamp was issued in Feb 1, 1990 in honor of Black Heritage 

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