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National Archives Comes Alive! Young Learners Program: Meet Ida B. Wells portrayed by Marti Gobel
  • Date: Thursday, August 26, 2021
  • Time: 11:00 am
  • Location: Online

Known for her fiery temperament, Ida B. Wells will share a bit about her life, her work in journalism, and how her role in the U.S. suffrage movement was intertwined with her lifelong crusade against racism, violence, and discrimination toward African Americans. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation.


*Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote and programs presented in conjunction with the exhibit are made possible in part by the National Archives Foundation through the generous support of Unilever, Pivotal Ventures, Carl M. Freeman Foundation in honor of Virginia Allen Freeman, AARP, AT&T, Ford Motor Company Fund, Facebook, Barbara Lee Family Foundation Fund at the Boston Foundation, Google, HISTORY®, and Jacqueline B. Mars. Additional support for National Outreach and Programs provided by Denise Gwyn Ferguson, Maggie and Robert Boroujerdi, BMO Financial Group, The Hearst Foundations, Maris S. Cuneo Foundation, FedEx, Bernstein Family Foundation, and The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation/Ambassador Fay-Hartog Levin (Ret.).