Ida B. Wells – Tales from Wo-Fan’s Land

It is not possible within the confines of a blog post to list all the accomplishments of Ida B. Wells-Barnett. Her career was the embodiment of the term intersectionality – decades before the term was coined. She had her hands in women's suffrage, prison reform, desegregation efforts, fighting corruption in local politics, education reform, breaking … Continue reading Ida B. Wells – Tales from Wo-Fan’s Land

Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow, New-York Historical Society

I make it no secret that the New-York Historical Society is one of my very favorite places. They consistently have fantastic exhibits that leave me breathless, in tears, and knowing more than I did when I walked through their doors. Last autumn (October 2018) I was at the museum for their Harry Potter exhibit (more … Continue reading Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow, New-York Historical Society