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Charting the History of Racial Violence in Chicago

Chicago is known for many things, including its…

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A New Monument in Tennessee Highlights Black Women in the Suffrage Movement

On the cusp of the 19th Amendment’s centennial,…

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‘IdaTrek’ Honors Ida B. Wells By Promoting Health, Community, and Heritage 

The fourth annual IdaTrek in Chicago’s south side…

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Confronting Segregation and Racism in the Women’s Rights Movement

The Women’s March in New York, January, 19,…

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Activists Confront The Painful History of Lynching

The end of the Civil War in 1865…

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The Legacy of Ida B. Wells and the Struggle for Racial Justice at ‘Ole Miss’

In September 2018, Ed Meek wrote a Facebook…

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Suffragists Paved the Way for the First Black Female Mayor of Chicago

For the first time in its history, Chicago…

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Ida B. Wells Drive: More Than a Street

African Americans have been an integral and influential…