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Ida B Well Barnet Anti-Lynching spokeswoman Feminist and anti-lynching spokeswomen she attacked vigorously the morality of lynching at a time when accommodation was the order of the day. She had witnessed the lynching of three friends for opening a shop, in her hometown. Even in her late sixties, a young political scientist studying Chicago found that her eyes still gleamed with an inner fire; and that she was Militant, Uncompromising, Unequivocal, Outspoken, and Fearless. “The more the African American yields and cringes and begs, the more he has to do so, and the more he is insulted outraged and lynched”.