Jessie Daniel Ames


Jessie Daniel Ames born Palestine, TX November 2, 1883 (d. 1972). Anti-lynching suffragist; founded Southern Women's anti-lynching association, 1909.


"We declare lynching is an indefensible crime, destructive of all principles of government, hateful and hostile to every ideal of religion and humanity, debasing and degrading to every person involved." (photo My Hero)