Happy Birthday to Dr. Ida B Wells-Barnett!

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“Our Mother of Civil Rights and Social Justice” 

Ida B. Wells-Barnett 

July 16, 1862 – March 25, 1931 

American investigative journalist, educator, leader of the civil rights movement, one of the founders of the National Association for the Advancement of  Colored People (NAACP)