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Michelle Duster
Michelle Duster

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

Ida B. Wells Monument To Be Dedicated In Bronzeville Wednesday

"Light of Truth" will be the first monument in the city to honor a Black woman.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

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

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