Ida B. Wells

History: The Shequel #12 May 17, 2020

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Former school teacher turned Pulitzer Prize winning investigative journalist, Ida B. Wells, exposes the violence against black Americans in the post Civil War South! Born to shine a light on the truth in America, physical and verbal threats couldn’t shut Ida up, or stop her commitment to chronicling the experience of African-Americans during this violent time in America’s past. This is History: The Shequel hosted by Erin and Mina.

https://www.poynter.org/reporting-editing/2020/pulitzers-honor-ida-b-wells-an-early-pioneer-of-investigative-journalism-and-civil-rights-icon/

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