Captions provided by CCTubes – Captioning the Internet! Ida B. Wells was an investigative journalist, civil rights leader, and anti-lynching advocate who fought for equality and justice.
In the late 1800’s, lynchings were happening all over the American South, often without any investigation or consequences for the murderers. A young journalist set out to expose the truth about these killings. Her reports shocked the nation, launched her journalism career and a lifelong pursuit of civil rights. Christina Greer details the life of Ida B. Wells and her tireless struggle for justice.
Lesson by Christina Greer, directed by Anna Nowakowska.
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