The Ida B. Wells exhibit accompanied the "Ida B. Wells Teach-In: A Monument to Justice" held by the Arch Dalrymple III Department of History on April 5, 2019. The event included historical contextualization by UM's Dr. Shennette Garrett-Scott, an appearance by Michelle Duster (Wells’ great-great granddaughter), a performance by the UM Gospel Choir, and a short film on Wells’ life.
The exhibit contained material on loan from the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Museum in Holly Springs, Mississippi.
Exhibit created by:
- Cecelia Parks, Research and Instruction Librarian and Assistant Professor
- Garrett Felber, Assistant Professor of History
- Rhondalyn Peairs, heritage tour guide
- Victoria Merchant, Ph.D student (English)