Ida B. Wells' Battle to Uncover the Truth
How did Ida B. Wells (1862 - 1931) fearlessly document lynching in America?
What methods did she use to report on the violent history of white supremacy in the USA between the late nineteenth and early twentieth century?
All of this is revealed in a riveting audio documentary produced by Humanmedia.org for the 2020 calendar year: "Ida B. Wells' Battle to Uncover the Truth." Expert historians who participate in the discussion don't mince words as they speak candidly in this hour-long Humankind radio special.
Kingsley Hugh Smith from BlackHistoryPeople.com and Quikthinking.com interviews documentary Executive Producer David Freudberg for our 2020 Black History Month project. We talk with David for 14 minutes about how the path of this rebel African American female trailblazer eventually lead to Washington, DC and the White House!
You'll also find out how to listen to the complete documentary in our 14 minute video.