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Ida B. Wells

Ida B. Wells
Ida B. Wells

Ida B. Wells Foundation Hosting Friday Morning Meditation In Honor Of Her Birthday

The one-hour meditation starts 7 a.m. Friday at 3700 S. Langley Ave. No experience is necessary, but participants should bring a blanket or a comfortable folding chair.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Ida B. Wells ‘Light of Truth’ Monument Unveiled In Bronzeville: ‘This Happened Because We Were Determined To Make It Happen’

"Ida represented the community, and it means a lot to have the community embrace this," Wells' great-granddaughter said Wednesday.

Citywide

TV Show ‘Chicago Stories’ Takes Closer Look At Ida B. Wells-Barnett’s Bronzeville Connections

"We were able to tell so much of the story about the history of Bronzeville by telling the story of Ida B. Wells," writer and producer Stacy Robinson said.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Once ‘Skimmed Over In History Books,’ Ida B. Wells Awarded Pulitzer Prize 9 Decades After Her Death

"That a Black woman, born into slavery, used the resources she had for justice, used journalism as a tool to combat an entire system, was shrewd."

Bronzeville, Near South Side

City Statues Honoring Women Are Lacking — ‘Living Statues’ Event Aims To Change That, At Least For A Day

The Wing will showcase four famous women with living statue performers during Women's History Month.

Downtown

Ida B. Wells Drive Is Officially Unveiled In Downtown Chicago As A Hero Finally Gets Her Due

People from around the country attend the street unveiling ceremony for the famed journalist and educator.

Downtown

With Ida B. Wells Street, Chicago Getting Its First Ever Downtown Street Named For A Black Woman

After a century, the journalist and civil rights leader will finally get her due, her great-granddaughter said.

Downtown

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."

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore