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Ida B. Wells Boycotts the World’s Fair – Part 2

[ Read Part 1 of this post. ] Chicago eventually became Ida B. Well’s home base.  What drew her here, away from her significant writing and crusading in Memphis, was controversy over the “White City” of the 1893 World’s Fair.  Blacks were … Continue reading

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