9 Facts About Brave Journalist Ida B. Wells

Thursday's Google Doodle was dedicated to the intelligent and brave journalist, Ida B. Wells. Her world was plagued with injustice and cruelty, but luckily she was bold enough to fight back while inspiring others.

Learn a little more about Ida's story below:

1. She was born on July 16, 1862, in Holly Springs, Miss. (If she were alive today, she’d be 153 years old!)2. She was born into slavery, just before Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. 3. After a yellow fever...

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