Bank of America Presents History Makers: Journalist, Activist and Anti-Lynching Crusader, Ida B. Wells
Ida B. Wells, born into slavery in 1862 and freed by the Emancipation Proclamation, devoted her life to the fight against racism, sexism, and anti-black violence. Hear her story as told by Paula J. Giddings, Smith College professor and author of the award-winning biography, Ida, A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching.
Join us after the program for a reception sponsored by the Black Alumnae of Smith College and the Smith College Club of New York City.