Ida B. Wells spent half her remarkable life in Chicago, standing up against racist violence, economic injustice, and school segregation.
Tell the City of Chicago to honor Ida B. Wells, local hero and American freedom fighter. Ask your alderman to support Ida B. Wells Drive.
- Running the campaign to rename Balbo Drive
- Chicago can do more to celebrate Ida B. Wells
- Time For Action: Rename Balbo Drive to Ida B. Wells Drive
- Chicago should be proud to honor Ida B. Wells
- Aldermen propose renaming Balbo Drive after civil rights champion Ida B. Wells-Barnett
- In Ida B. Wells’ name, anti-racism groups to protest Confederate monument
- Sept 6 2017 Ida B Wells-Barnett Press Release