Ida Bell Wells-Barnett

Ida Bell Wells-Barnett was an African-American investigative journalist, educator, and an early leader in the civil rights movement. She was one of the founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. (Source: Wikipedia)

Born: July 16, 1862, Holly Springs, MS

Died: March 25, 1931, Chicago, IL

Education: Fisk University, Lemoyne-Owen College, Rust College Children: Alfreda Barnett, Charles Barnett, Herman Kohlsaat Barnett, Ida B. Barnett Siblings: Eugenia Wells, Stanley Wells, Annie Wells Fitts, George Wells, Eddie Wells, Lily Wells, James Wells