Zinn Education Project: Ella Josephine Baker

Subject: Ella Baker Biography, History, Lessons and Resources
Themes: Civil Rights 20th Century
Age groups: Middle School High School Homeschooling
Resource type: Websites

The Zinn Education Project offers lessons, resources, a biography and much more for those who want to learn more about Ella Baker. Click here to go to their page.

Ella Josephine Baker (Dec. 13, 1903 – Dec. 13, 1986) developed a sense for social justice early in her life. As a girl growing up in North Carolina, Baker listened to her grandmother tell stories about slave revolts. As a slave, her grandmother had been whipped for refusing to marry a man chosen for her by the slave owner. Read More at Zinn Ed.