Home Tags Ida B. Wells

Tag: Ida B. Wells

Ida’s Legacy highlights the political journeys of four outstanding African-American women...

There are more black women running for local, state and federal offices than ever before in history. Four Chicago area women, who decided it...

THE AUDACITY OF IDA B. WELLS

By Julianne Malveaux The crusading journalist, Ida B. Wells was born on July 16, 1862. Although she made her mark as a journalist, she was...

No vote for street to be named after Ida B. Wells

Crusader Staff Report She was a crusading journalist and unsung hero who made significant contributions to Chicago, but there are no monuments or streets in...

Applying Past Lessons To Change The Future

Op-Ed By Dr. Lillian Williams “The way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them.” Those are the words of Ida B. Wells,...

When Ida B. Wells married, it was a page one story

By Nikole Hannah-Jones, nytimes.com It looked rather unremarkable, just one short paragraph tucked at the bottom of Page 1 with the headline “Ida Wells Married.”...

WBEZ examines segregation on the South Side

By Gene Demby, npr.com There's a strong argument to be made that Chicago's South Side is the cultural capital of black America, a place that...