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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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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