Ida B. Wells: Race, Gender, and the Vote

Nov 8, 2022
7 p.m.
Francis D. Auditorium (remote viewing available)

MBU presents its second annual Ida B. Wells Lecture

7 p.m. | November 8, 2022
James D. Francis Auditorium
Mary Baldwin University

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Speaker: Dr. Paula Giddings

Elizabeth A. Woodson Professor Emerita of Africana Studies at Smith College

Dr. Paula Giddings is a leading scholar on social justice, race, anti-racism, and Black feminism. Her book Ida, A Sword Among Lions won The Los Angeles Times book prize for biography and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle award.

This lecture will center on Ida B. Wells and her resistance strategies within a larger conversation about the
politics of race and gender in America.