Book Review: Ida B. the Queen

Here’s a seemingly random photo I took in downtown Eugene, Oregon, since technology refuses to admit I took a book photo today. But it’s kind of relevant, since the book covers Wells’s legacy and relevance to recent events.

Duster, Michelle. Ida B. the Queen: The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Ida B. Wells. Atria/One Signal Publishers: NY, 2021.

This is an unconventional biography. It’s not organized the way I expected, but it’s okay to have an element of surprise.

The author is the great-granddaughter of Ida B. Wells. The book begins with an intro and a lovely chapter about what it was like growing up…

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