SOURCE: PBS News Hour
While women of color have been sometimes overlooked throughout history, you can’t miss suffragist and civil rights icon Ida B. Wells inside Washington, D.C.’s Union Station right now.
SOURCE: Nashville Tennessean
For most of American history, newspapers in the South supported the people and systems that promoted and maintained prejudice and discrimination.
by David T.Z. Mindich
Lynching helped to raise the odious flag in 1894. But in 2020, hundreds of thousands of marchers protesting the lynching of George Floyd brought the flag down.
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Sarah L. Silkey
President Trump continues the long history of trying to delegitimize black women journalists.
SOURCE: Equal Justice Initiative
Ida B. Wells's pioneering role as a journalist on the front lines of struggle against racist terrorism at the nadir of American race relations was posthumously recognized with a Pulitzer Prize yesterday.
by Andrew Fletcher
Highlights from the exhibit on women's suffrage at the Library of Congress.
SOURCE: The North Star
by Michelle Duster
Ida B. Wells was a pioneer of data journalism who worked relentlessly to shed light on the brutalities of lynching.
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