Before Rosa Parks There Was Ida B. Wells | African-American Journalist

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Published on Feb 4, 2018   by InTheBlack

Before Rosa Parks There Was Ida B. Wells | African-American Journalist. Journalist Ida Wells-Barnett refused to give up her railcar seat for a white man in 1884, and bit a conductor on the hand when he tried to force her. She was dragged off the train. She sued the railroad and initially won, but the decision was overturned.

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