How one journalist risked her life to hold murderers accountable – Christina Greer



Ida B. Wells was an investigative journalist, civil rights leader, and anti-lynching advocate who fought for equality and justice.

In the late 1800’s, lynchings were happening all over the American South, often without any investigation or consequences for the murderers. A young journalist set out to expose the truth about these killings. Her reports shocked the nation, launched her journalism career and a lifelong pursuit of civil rights. Christina Greer details the life of Ida B. Wells and her tireless struggle for justice.

Lesson by Christina Greer, directed by Anna Nowakowska.

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  1. And yet her being ahead of her time paid off. It is very important to stand firmly on the beliefs you care so much for and to not budge in the face of fiercest wrath from those who have no regard for humanity.

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