Ida B. Wells
- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Ida B. Wells Barbie Flying Off Store Shelves In Chicago, Delighting Family Members Who Helped Create Doll
The doll aims to capture the moment when Wells, a famed journalist who worked for many years in Chicago, was editor in chief of her own newspaper and launched her anti-lynching work.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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."