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Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

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

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.


This is a free program. You will be able to view the film and participate in the conversation via YouTube Live. Instructions for accessing the livestream will be set with your registration confirmation.

Please click here to register. 

For more information, please contact Samuel W. Black, director of African American Programs, at 412-454-6391 or | 412-765-1820 |

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