Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 • 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Frick Environmental Center
Free

Add to Calendar05/27/2020 05:30 PM05/27/2020 08:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkFrom Slavery to Freedom Film Series: “Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice”Join us at the Frick Environmental Center for a screening of “Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice,” part of the 2020 From Slavery to Freedom Film Series.Frick Environmental Center, 2005 Beechwood Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15217Heinz History CenterfalseMM/DD/YYYY

Join us for a screening of “Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice” on May 27, as part of the 2020 From Slavery to Freedom Film Series presented by the African American Program of the Heinz History Center.

About the Film

This film documents the dramatic life and turbulent times of Ida B. Wells, the pioneering African American journalist, activist, suffragist, and anti-lynching crusader of the post-Reconstruction period. Featuring selected readings by Nobel Prizewinning author Toni Morrison, this film earned awards at more than 20 international film festivals.

Admission

Admission is free. Registration is not required.

This public program will be held at the Frick Environmental Center, 2005 Beechwood Blvd., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15217

For more information, please contact Samuel W. Black, director of African American Programs, at 412-454-6391 or swblack@heinzhistorycenter.org.

African Americn Program at the History Center

The 2020 From Slavery to Freedom film series includes:

Wednesday, February 26: What Does Trouble Mean?: Nate Smith’s Revolution
Wednesday, May 27: Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice
Wednesday, August 19: Dignity and Defiance: A Portrait of Mary Church Terrell
Wednesday, November 18: Dark Girls