“Ida B. the Queen:” Michelle Duster in Conversation with Essence McDowell
Teens, tweens and their parents can join Hull-House for a virtual public program celebrating Women’s History Month featuring Michelle Duster, author of the new book “Ida B. the Queen” a visually stunning portrait of the Duster family, Black life in Chicago, and the life and legacy of Duster's great grandmother, journalist and anti-lynching activist, Ida B. Wells.
Duster will be joined in conversation by Essence McDowell, co-author of “Lifting As They Climbed,” a book, walking tour and virtual interactive that maps the significant Black women activists on the South Side of Chicago. The book’s title is inspired by the motto of the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs, co-founded by Ida B. Wells.
Event Cost: Free, RSVP required
Event Times: 6-7:30 p.m.
Age recommendation: Parents only, Teens, Tweens