10feb@2pm ~ Book Talk: Ida B Wells, Voice of Truth

Michelle Duster and illustrator Laura Freeman discuss their new picture book

Ida B. Wells, Voice of Truth is an inspiring biography of the civil rights activist as told by her great-granddaughter Michelle Duster. Ida B. Wells was an educator, journalist, feminist, businesswoman, newspaper owner, public speaker, suffragist, civil rights activist, and women’s club leader. She was a founder of the NAACP, the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs, the Alpha Suffrage Club, and the Negro Fellowship League. Delve into Wells’ personal life and courageous professional accomplishments, enriched by Laura Freeman’s distinctive multilayered digital illustrations and scrapbook style layouts.

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