Saturday, July 16, 2022
Ida B. Wells, educator, journalist and activist is born on this day in 1862. Born an enslaved person, Ida founded the National Association of Colored Women (NACW) but was barred from becoming list of charter members of the NAACP. She was an uncompromising fighter for women’s rights and racial justice.
- National Women’s History Museum Ida B. Wells
- Ida B. Wells: A Chicago Stories Special Documentary