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IDA-A Sword among Lions

Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching

IDA-A Sword among Lions( )
Author: Giddings, Paula J.
ISBN:978-0-06-079736-2
Publication Date:Mar 2009
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:Harper Paperbacks
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

Heralded as a landmark achievement upon publication, Ida: A Sword Among Lions is a sweeping narrative about a country and a crusader embroiled in the struggle against lynching--a practice that imperiled not only the lives of black men and women, but also a nation based on law and riven by race.

At the center of the national drama is Ida B. Wells (1862-1931). Born to slaves in Mississippi, Wells began her activist career by refusing to leave a first-class ladies' car on a...
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