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Ida B. Wells
“Virtue knows no color line ...”
“... the appetite grows for what it feeds on ...”
“... one had better die fighting against injustice than to die like a dog or a rat in a trap.”
“The doors of churches, hotels, concert halls and reading rooms are alike closed against the Negro as a man, but every place is open to him as a servant.”
“There must always be a remedy for wrong and injustice if we only know how to find it.”
“Treat the world well. It was not given to you by your parents but lent to you by your children.”
Ida B. Wells, U.S. journalist, reformer, publisher
(1862 - 1931)
Full name: Ida Bell Wells-Barnett. Also wrote as Iola.