Ida B. Wells Honored with Historic Landmark in Hometown of Holly Springs, Mississippi

Maria Perez
Jul 11, 2019 - 1:02

The Ida B. Wells-Barnett Museum in Holly Springs, Mississippi will honor the journalist and activist with a historical marker during her birthday month. The museum announced in a press release that it will celebrate her birthday from Friday, July 12 to Saturday, July 13 in Holly Springs, with the party’s theme set as “Building on the Past, Focusing on the Future.” The celebrations will kick off at 11 a.m. with the unveiling of engraved pavers. On Saturday, the historical marker honoring Wells-Barnett will be unveiled at the northeast corner of the Marshall County Courthouse lawn, with special museum tours and exhibits given during the day, the...

Login to continue reading.
Dont Have an account? join now
Lost your password? Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a new password via email.

Leave a Reply

Become a member and join TheNorthStar

Join Over 25, 000 members from all 50 states and 100+ countries to
help build and sustain the most courageous Community of liberation
journalism in the world.

More From The North Star

March on Washington 2020 Live...

March on Washington 2020 Live Blog: Thousands Gather in D.C. to End Police Brutality...Read More

Maria Perez, Nicole Rojas & Micah Schaffer

The Leader of the Proud Boys...

The Leader of the Proud Boys has been a Police Informant for the Past Decade...Read More

Shaun King

New Definitions: Redefining...

New Definitions: Redefining America Through Verse | Volume Three [Defining Insurrection]...Read More

Donney Rose

See more articles from Maria Perez

Follow Maria Perez to see more of their article on TheNorth