based on criminal acts by black people, as was usually claimed by whites. During the altercation, three white men were shot and injured. In 1881, Ida moved to Memphis and started teaching at a country school at a dirt road intersection in northern Mississippi just across the state line from the city. Women In History Ohio. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991. She also became a tireless worker for women's suffrage, and happened to march in the famous 1913 march for universal suffrage in Washington,.C. In 1878, Wells-Barnett went to visit her grandmother. She continuously petitioned Presidents William McKinley and Woodrow Wilson to sign laws for the just treatment of African-Americans. In 1892, while Wells was out of town in Natchez, Mississippi, a white mob invaded her friends' store.
Wells and her husband, wealthy by this time, started and funded the Negro Fellowship League.
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Freed by the, emancipation Proclamation during the. 76 In 2006, the Harvard Kennedy School commissioned a portrait of Wells. 42 But, in her autobiography, Wells stated that Du Bois deliberately excluded her from the list. In 1900, she wrote, mob Rule in New Orleans: Robert Charles and His Fight to Death, the Story of His Life, Burning Human Beings Alive, Other Lynching Statistics, the story of Robert Charles, a black man whose July death sparked the famous New Orleans race. In fact, she would soon write articles for. "Lynching and the Status Quo".