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Cast Announced for Ida B. Wells Stage Play

Cast Announced for Ida B. Wells Stage Play

Atlanta Free Speech January 6, 2018 0

The cast has been announced for the debut of the stage play The Ladies Car, a historically inspired drama based on the life of Ida B. Wells. The Ladies Car, written by Tiana L.

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Kwanzaa day 7: Imani

Kwanzaa day 7: Imani

Atlanta Free Speech January 1, 2018 0

On the seventh day of Kwanzaa we celebrate Imani, which means faith. The purpose of this day is to believe and trust in ourselves, our community, as well as our ability to overcome adversity

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Kwanzaa day 6: Kuumba

Kwanzaa day 6: Kuumba

Atlanta Free Speech December 31, 2017 0

On the sixth day of Kwanzaa, we celebrate Kuumba (KOO-M-BAH), which means creativity. The purpose of this day is to build and develop our creative potential. It is a commitment to being creative within

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Kwanzaa day 5: Nia

Kwanzaa day 5: Nia

Atlanta Free Speech December 30, 2017 0

On the fifth day of Kwanzaa, we celebrate Nia (NEE-AH), which means purpose. The purpose of this day is to review our purpose of living and commit to the collective vocation of building, developing

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Kwanzaa day 4: Ujamaa

Kwanzaa day 4: Ujamaa

Atlanta Free Speech December 29, 2017 0

On the fourth day of Kwanzaa, we celebrate Ujamaa (OO-JAH-MAH), which means cooperative economics. The purpose of this day is to commit to the practice of shared social wealth and the work necessary to

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Kwanzaa day 3: Ujima

Kwanzaa day 3: Ujima

Atlanta Free Speech December 28, 2017 0

On the third day of Kwanzaa, we celebrate Ujima (oo-jee-mah), which means collective work and responsibility. The purpose of this day is to focus on ways to build and maintain our community as a

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Kwanzaa day 2: Kujichagulia

Kwanzaa day 2: Kujichagulia

Atlanta Free Speech December 27, 2017 0

On the second day of Kwanzaa, we celebrate Kujichagulia (CO-GEE-CHA-GOO-LEE-AH), which means self-determination. The purpose of this day is to ensure that we, as African people, define and develop ourselves instead of allowing or

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Kwanzaa day 1: Umoja

Kwanzaa day 1: Umoja

Atlanta Free Speech December 26, 2017 0

On the first day of Kwanzaa, we celebrate Umoja (oo-MO-jah), which means unity. The purpose of this day is to strive for and to maintain unity in the family, community, nation, and race. Though

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2017 Ida B. Wells-Barnett Birthday Celebration

2017 Ida B. Wells-Barnett Birthday Celebration

Tiana L. Ferrell July 18, 2017 0

The annual Ida B. Wells-Barnett Commemorative Banquet was held on Saturday, July 15, 2017 in Holly Springs, Mississippi (Wells-Barnett’s hometown). The annual event highlights the legacy of Wells-Barnett, who was born into slavery in 1862

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Annual Ida B. Wells-Barnett Birthday Celebration

Annual Ida B. Wells-Barnett Birthday Celebration

Tiana L. Ferrell June 14, 2017 0

The Ida B. Wells-Barnett Museum will host the 21st annual birthday celebration of Ida B. Wells-Barnett on Friday, July 14, 2017 through Sunday, July 16, 2017 in her hometown of Holly Springs, Mississippi. The

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