Ida B. Wells offered the solution to police violence more than 100 years ago – The Washington Post

Through her efforts, Wells launched a nationwide anti-lynching campaign. Her voluminous writings and speeches helped to catapult the issue of lynching into the center of national debates on federal anti-lynching laws. From the 1920s to the 1940s, several anti-lynching bills were introduced and passed by the House, though Southern senators quickly blocked them from becoming law.

Source: Ida B. Wells offered the solution to police violence more than 100 years ago – The Washington Post

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