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Passionate for justice : Ida B. Wells as prophet for our time / Catherine Meeks & Nibs Stroupe ; foreword by Stacey Abrams.

Meeks, Catherine (author.). Stroupe, Nibs (author.).
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Greenwood PL - Greenwood 323.092 MEE (Text) 36626104082458 2nd Floor New Adult Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781640651609
  • ISBN: 1640651608
  • Physical Description: x, 150 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Church Publishing Incorporated, [2019]

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Foreword -- An introduction to Ida B. Wells from her great-granddaughter -- "To the seeker of truth" -- "Crusade for justice" -- "To tell the truth freely" -- "My name is Legion" -- "At the crossroads: just trying to be human" -- "Order our steps" -- Seeking the beloved community.
Summary, etc.:
"Ida B. Wells was a powerful churchwoman and witness for justice and equity from 1878-1931. Born enslaved, her witness flowed through the struggles for justice in her lifetime, especially in the intersections of African-Americans, women, and those who were poor. Her life is a profound witness for faith-based work of visionary power, resistance, and resilience for today's world, when the forces of injustice stand in opposition to progress. These are exciting and dangerous times. Boundaries that previously seemed impenetrable are now being crossed. This book is a guide for the current state of affairs in American culture, enlivened by the historical perspective of Wells' search for justice."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931
Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931 > Influence.
African American women > Biography
African American women civil rights workers > Biography
African American women social reformers > Biography.
Lynching > United States > History.
Civil rights workers > United States > Biography
Social reformers > United States > Biography
Race relations > Religious aspects
Civil rights > Religious aspects

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