Wells was born in Holly Springs, Mississippi, on July 16, 1862.
A journalist, Wells led an anti-lynching crusade in the United States in the 1890s, and went on to found and become integral in groups striving for African-American justice. Born a slave in 1862, Ida Bell Wells was the oldest daughter of James and Lizzie Wells.
Both of her parents and one of her siblings died in a yellow fever outbreak, leaving Wells to care for her other siblings.
At the conclusion of Samuel Jones’s series of meetings, the tent was removed, construction recommenced and no further events were held until May 4, 1892.
May Music Festival with The Theodore Thomas Orchestra was the first concert at the Ryman.
The life of this influential American woman who became one of the richest women in the USADetails and dates of her birth and upbringing in Mississippi Her education and her career path as a reporter.
Her progress from radio to TV stations Her move into the movies and her political influence Short Biography of Oprah Gail Winfrey Date of Birth: Born on January 29, 1954Place of Birth : Kosciusko, Mississippi, USA Parents: Born out of wedlock Father: Vernon Winfrey, a coal miner Mother: Vernita Lee, a housemaid Background Facts, Information & Ancestry : African American.