Ida B. Wells was a pioneer in investigative journalism, documenting lynchings across the United States. [Wikimedia Commons]

Ida B. Wells Will Get The Monument She Deserves After Community Raises $300K

"This project is bigger than Ida ... It's about black women finally starting to get recognized for what we did and what we've contributed in this country."

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Pay Muslim Woman Who Said She Was Profiled, Attacked By Cops $160K, City Lawyers Recommend

CTA surveillance footage showed the officers tackling her from behind and ripping off her hijab and face veil.