"They Say": Ida B. Wells and the Reconstruction of Race

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Between 1880 and 1930, Southern mobs hanged, burned, and otherwise tortured to death at least 3,300 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 ...

"They Say": Ida B. Wells and the Reconstruction of Race 2008, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195160215

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They Say: Ida B. Wells and the Reconstruction of Race 2007, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195160208

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