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We Built This: Nikole Hannah-Jones Has Raised The Bar For Investigative Journalism
"What’s important is to say how and why does it happen, and that then helps us explain America to itself because the experience of black people is the experience of America."
Ole Miss' Journalism School Should Be Named For Ida B. Wells
And that's just the start. It's time to take the names of racists off our schools, libraries and public buildings.
Ida B. Wells And The Women Pushing Back Today
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Journalist and activist Ida B. Wells is in some ways a forgotten figure, overlooked even in black civil rights history. But
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Charlottesville Was About White Men Controlling History
There are almost 800 Confederate statues in the U.S. Charlottesville showed what happens when you threaten that white male dominance.
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Why I'm Raising Money To Build An Ida B. Wells Monument
, Guest Writer
She forced the nation to confront the brutality of lynching. She deserves a monument of her own.
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The History Of NAACP Co-Founder Ida B. Wells
Ida B. Wells helped found the NAACP and crusaded tirelessly against lynching in the United States.
Black Women Activists You Need To Know
These black female activists deserve some recognition for their contributions.
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Ida B. Wells' Old Advice For The NAACP's 'New Direction'
Robert J. Benz
A People's Proponent
“One had better die fighting against injustice than die like a dog or a rat in a trap.” ― Ida B. Wells On May 19, 2017, the
15 Feminist Baby Names For Women's History Month
Dr. Mallory Moss Katz
Commentator and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
It is women’s history month and what better way to honor the past by naming the future? The following 15 female names reflect
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These Black Women Also Deserve A Visit To Their Graves On Election Day
Susan B. Anthony isn't the only woman who should be honored.
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Mightier Than The Sword: Ida B. Wells And The Power Of Writing As Advocacy
Associate Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion at the Unive...
As we reflect on the leadership legacy of Ida B. Wells, how will you use writing as advocacy as a tool to advance liberty and justice for all?
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Clothing Line Honors Black Intellects With Their Own Fictional Colleges
School of Thought pays homage to black leaders in a dope way.
#SayHerName: Police Brutality's Links to Domestic Violence
M.A.Ed.,Environmentalist, Social Justice Advocate
#SayHerName provides needed discussion regarding police brutality against black women in the United States; however, addressing
Volunteer State Women
STEM women's champion, advocate for women, author, speaker and...
____ 1. A singer who was called the "Empress of the Blues", at one point she was the highest paid black performer in the
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Google Pays Tribute To Ida B. Wells, Fearless Journalist And All-Round Badass
Doodle celebrates the civil rights activist's 153rd birthday.
Advocating for a Healthier Future
Roslyn M. Brock
Chairman, NAACP National Board of Directors
NAACP founders recognized that we, as African Americans, would never reach the peak of our potential if we were treated as second-class citizens in our own county, especially as it relates to our health.
100 Years Later, Legacy Endures for Suffragists
Cook County Clerk, reform politician
We all owe a huge debt of gratitude to the legions of women who led the fight, many of whom were considered extreme radicals at the time. Most suffragists first fought on behalf of other causes.
Behind the Scenes at the Chicago Literary Awards
Exec Producer, Creator, Host of The Celebrity Dinner Party wit...
It is wonderful to live in a city so rich of history, so rich of character, so rich of talent and art. But do we celebrate it enough?
Derrick Lemon, Who Watched Brother's Murder, Sentenced To 71 Years In Separate Killing
In 1994, a child's tragic murder at a housing project in Chicago made headlines across the nation. Five-year-old Eric Morse
What Indy Media Trailblazers Can Teach Us
Author and media critic
Will independent media outlets that contributed so mightily to the stunning election result speak truth to power and expose corruption and injustice over the long haul -- no matter who's in charge?
The End of Identity Politics: A Wake Up Call for Feminists
Executive Director, Kentucky Foundation for Women
Ask yourself when and why feminists stopped talking about peace and started talking about being tough enough to go to war, and think about what that means.
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