In the late 1800s and early 1900s, thousands of African Americans were lynched in the United States. Journalist and activist Ida Wells documented these lynchings. Her work brought attention to racial violence and injustice. This book explores her life and legacy. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.