List of Feminist Rhetoricians - Ida B. Wells

Ida B. Wells

(1862–1931) Ida B. Wells (also known as Ida Wells-Barnett) was an African American woman who was a journalist and public speaker. She adamantly stood against lynching and worked for women's suffrage and rights.

  • "Lynch Law in All its Phases" (1893)

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    To take pride in a library kills it. Then, its motive power shifts over to the critical if admiring visitor, and apologies are necessary and acceptable and the fat is in the fire.
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