2017 Ida B. Wells-Barnett Birthday Celebration

Descendants of Ida B. Wells with the Mayor of Holly Springs (David Duster, Tiana L. Ferrell, Kelvin O. Buck, Horace Cross, and Michelle Duster) The annual Ida B. Wells-Barnett Commemorative Banquet was held on Saturday, July 15, 2017 in Holly Springs, Mississippi (Wells-Barnett’s hometown). The annual event highlights the legacy of…

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Birthday celebration at Three Southern Girls Tea Room

Atlanta Free Speech’s, Director of Marketing, Kimberly M. Fletcher celebrated her birthday with fabulous family and friends at TP Productions Dinner Theatre and Three Southern Girls Tea Room.  The “partea” consisted of delectable sweet treats, lunch, and of course specialty tea.  The atmosphere was very sophisticated, professional and absolutely fitting…

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Remembering Ida B. Wells on her birthday

On today, July 16th, Atlanta Free Speech salutes the woman who inspired us to continue her legacy through journalism and community empowerment, Ida B. Wells-Barnett. For more than 40 years, Ida was one of the most articulate, fearless and respected women in the United States. As injustices against former slaves…

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Why you should delete your birthday from Facebook NOW

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Security experts are urging social media users to remove personal information, such as birthdays, from their profiles to prevent online identity fraud. According to new research by Cifas , prolific sharers online are putting themselves at increased risk by sharing even…

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Happy birthday Ida B. Wells

On this day, Atlanta Free Speech salutes the woman who inspired us to continue her legacy through journalism and community empowerment. Ida B. Wells was born a slave in 1862 in Holly Springs, Mississippi. Her father, James, was a carpenter and her mother, Elizabeth, was a famous cook. Both parents…

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Annual Ida B. Wells-Barnett Birthday Celebration

“The people must know before they can act, and there is no educator to compare with the press.” If the quote happens to look familiar, take a look at the top right corner of Atlanta Free Speech’s website to confirm your curiosity. This is a quote by the NAACP co-founder,…

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