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The Light of Truth – October Virtual Series Honoring Ida B. Wells

October 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


More than a century after she began her journalistic work, Ida B. Wells-Barnett was posthumously awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 2020. To celebrate the life and work of of this pioneering Black journalist, advocate and educator, the Orange County Community Remembrance Coalition (OCCRC), in partnership with others including Carolina K-12, is hosting a series of six virtual events throughout October 2020. The symposia of panel discussions, lectures, an educator workshop, and performances will highlight the ways Wells-Barnett used her power of words to fight racial violence while shining “the light of truth” across the nation on lynching at its height. Register for as many of the programs as you like via the link below, including a keynote by Nicole Hannah Jones and a special session for 8-12 grade teachers! Space is limited – register today!