Ida B. Wells

Ida B. Wells

A Passion for Justice

Streaming Video - 2014
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Though virtually forgotten today, Ida B. Wells-Barnett was a household name in black America during much of her lifetime (1863-1931). This film is a stirring biography of a crusading journalist, anti-lynching campaigner, and black suffragette during the most repressive years of the Jim Crow period. It documents the dramatic life and turbulent times of the pioneering African-American woman during the post-Reconstruction period. Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison reads selections from Wells' memoirs and other writings in this winner of more than 20 film festival awards.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], c1989
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (55 min.) :,sd., col

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