2018

Support for Pioneering Journalist Ida B. Wells Monument Grows by Lisa Snowden-McCray (The Afro, 5/3/18)

For family of Ida B. Wells-Barnett, hopes that renewed interest translates into a monument by Lolly Bowean (Chicago Tribune, 4/21/18)

Black women anti-rape advocates unite at UIC by Liz Balder (Windy City Times, 4/18/18)

Donations pour in for Ida B. Wells monument in Chicago, but $180K still needed by Maya Dukmasova (Chicago Reader, 4/14/18)

Uncovering Forgotten Histories by Tammy Yu (South Side Weekly, 4/11/18)

Black women walk to ‘Lift While They Climb’ by Charles Preston (Chicago Defender, 3/21/18)

Guidebook maps the legacy of black women on Chicago’s South Side by Lolly Bowean (Chicago Tribune, 3/16/18)

#WarriorWednesdays: Mariame Kaba Is Our Very Own Modern Day Abolitionist by Mekeisha Madden Toby (Essence, 2/21/18)

We Can’t Fight Rape Culture Without Fighting Mass Incarceration by Aviva Stahl (Broadly., 2/20/18)

Stories of Reform and Resistance by Kiran Misran (South Side Weekly, 2/13/18)

Bresha Meadows Is Out From Behind Bars—But What About Other Abuse Survivors? by Victoria Law (Rewire, 2/9/18)

How organizers raised over $233,000 in one day to bail hundreds out of jail by Victoria Law (Waging Nonviolence, 1/12/18 and In These Times, 2/8/18)

How an Artist Collective in Chicago is Changing the Story on Criminal Justice Reform by Elizabeth King (Pacific Standard, 1/10/18)

Free the People: The New Year’s Victory You Didn’t Hear About by Kelly Hayes (Truthout, 1/10/18)

Inside the Fight to End Cash Bail by Elizabeth King (Pacific Standard, 1/8/18)

OTHER MEDIA

Survived and Punished, Delete Your Account (5/3/18)

Ida B. Wells And The History of Black Women In Chicago (the 21st show, 4/10/18)

“Caught” podcast hosted by Kai Wright (WNYC, April 4)

WMUK: An “Abolitionist” On Prisons, Police And Youth Incarceration (interviewed by Gordon Evans, 1/11/18)

BEYOND PRISONS—EPISODE 19: Hope is a Discipline FEAT. Mariame Kaba (posted on 1/5/18)