Ida B. Wells Quotes

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Ida B. Wells quotes: Brave men do not gather by thousands to torture and murder a single individual, so gagged and bound he cannot make even feeble resistance or defense. Brave men do not gather by thousands to torture and murder a single individual, so gagged and bound he cannot make even feeble resistance or defense.
Ida B. Wells quotes: Lynching is color line murder. Lynching is color line murder.
Ida B. Wells quotes: The appetite grows for what it feeds on. The appetite grows for what it feeds on.
Ida B. Wells quotes: The white man's dollar is his god, and to stop this will be to stop outrages in many localities. The white man's dollar is his god, and to stop this will be to stop outrages in many localities.
Ida B. Wells quotes: Somebody must show that the Afro-American race is more sinned against than sinning, and it seems to have fallen upon me to do so. Somebody must show that the Afro-American race is more sinned against than sinning, and it seems to have fallen upon me to do so.
Ida B. Wells quotes: There must always be a remedy for wrong and injustice if we only know how to find it. There must always be a remedy for wrong and injustice if we only know how to find it.
Ida B. Wells quotes: The way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them. The way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them.
Ida B. Wells quotes: One had better die fighting against injustice than die like a dog or a rat in a trap. One had better die fighting against injustice than die like a dog or a rat in a trap.
Ida B. Wells quotes: The only times an Afro-American who was assaulted got away has been when he had a gun and used it in self-defense. The only times an Afro-American who was assaulted got away has been when he had a gun and used it in self-defense.
Ida B. Wells quotes: The Afro-American is not a bestial race. The Afro-American is not a bestial race.
Ida B. Wells quotes: There is nothing we can do about the lynching now, as we are out-numbered and without arms. There is nothing we can do about the lynching now, as we are out-numbered and without arms.
Ida B. Wells quotes: The South resented giving the Afro-American his freedom, the ballot box and the Civil Rights Law. The South resented giving the Afro-American his freedom, the ballot box and the Civil Rights Law.
Ida B. Wells quotes: I honestly believe I am the only woman in the United States who ever traveled throughout the country with a nursing baby to make political speeches. I honestly believe I am the only woman in the United States who ever traveled throughout the country with a nursing baby to make political speeches.
Ida B. Wells quotes: The Afro-American is thus the backbone of the South. The Afro-American is thus the backbone of the South.
Ida B. Wells quotes: The mob spirit has grown with the increasing intelligence of the Afro-American. The mob spirit has grown with the increasing intelligence of the Afro-American.
Ida B. Wells quotes: Those who commit the murders write the reports. Those who commit the murders write the reports.