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Today is the birthday of Ida B. Wells, a journalist and activist who fought for equality. She was born on this day in 1862 and passed away on March 25, 1931. Check out her most inspiriting words.

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1. Journalist And Suffragist Ida B. Wells

Journalist And Suffragist Ida B. Wells

Today is Ida B. Wells’ birthday, a journalist and activist who fought against equality. She was born on this day in 1862 and passed away on March 25, 1931. Check out her most inspiriting words.

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