Red Record by Ida B. Wells is published


Ida B. Wells was front and center in the post-slavery civil rights movement in the USA. She published this pamphlet as part of a larger effort to show that even though slavery was over, the systemic oppression of African Americans continued.

Wells-Barnett, Ida B., A Red Record: Tabulated Statistics and Alleged Causes of Lynchings in the United States, 1892-1893-1894. Privately Published, 1895.

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