WELLS, IB: Southern Horrors and Other Writings: The Anti-Lynching Campaign of Ida B. Wells, 1892-1900

Royster, Jacqueline Jones. Southern Horrors and Other Writings: The Anti-Lynching Campaign of Ida B. Wells, 1892-1900. Bedford/St. Martin’s, 1997. ISBN: 9780312116958. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#28093)

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Illustrated. Edited with an introduction by Jacqueline Jones Royster.

Ida Bell Wells-Barnett (1862-1931), more commonly known as Ida B. Wells, was an African-American woman who achieved national and international fame as a journalist, public speaker, and community activist.

This volume collects three pamphlets that constitute her major works during the anti-lynching movement: Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All Its Phases, A Red Record, and Mob Rule in New Orleans.

She was also one of the founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1909.

KALBIAN, AH: Sex, Violence, and Justice: Contraception and the Catholic Church (Moral Traditions)

Kalbian, Aline H. Sex, Violence, and Justice: Contraception and the Catholic Church (Moral Traditions). Georgetown University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9781626160484. Ex-library. Paperback nicely rebound by the library as a hardcover. Good. Hardcover. (#26385)

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Outlines the Church’s position against artificial contraception as principally rooted in three biblical commandments.

In addition, Kalbian shows how discourses about sexuality, both in the Church and in culture, are often tied to discourses of violence, harm and social injustice. 212p.