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Fearless Journalist And All-Round Badass Ida B. Wells Honored With Google...

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AFRICANGLOBE - When Ida B. Wells was 22, she was asked by a conductor of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad Company to give up her seat on the train to a white man. She refused, and the conductor attempted to forcibly drag her out of her seat. Wells wouldn't budge.

Negroes And The Gun: A Winchester “In Every Black Home”

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AFRICANGLOBE - Bishop Henry McNeal Turner once urged Blacks to “get guns Negroes, keep them loaded, and may God give you good aim when you shoot.” Surveying the landscape in the summer of 1892, Ida B. Wells advised, that “the Winchester rifle deserved a place of honor in every Black home.”

4 Amazing Black Women They Don’t Tell You About in School

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AFRICANGLOBE - As with Black History Month, the focus on already well-known figures has been an ongoing criticism of Woman’s History Month. When it comes to Black women, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Ida B. Wells and Rosa Parks are on repeat.
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