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IDA B WELLS MONUMENT NYC FUNDRAISER

IDA B WELLS MONUMENT NYC FUNDRAISER

by Project NIA
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SVA SocDoc Theater

136 West 21st Street

New York, NY 10011

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Come celebrate Ida B Wells’s birthday at a screening of the film “The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords” followed by a intimate discussion with Nikole Hannah-Jones, staff writer at the New York Times Magazine & 2017 MacArthur Fellow, Jamilah Lemieux, writer & cultural critic and Akiba Solomon, writer and senior editorial director of Colorlines.

This event will serve as a fundraiser to build a monument in Chicago to honor Ida’s life, legacy and work. Information about the monument project is at here.

Saturday July 14

4:30 to 7:00 pm

SVA SocDoc Theater, 136 W. 21st Street, First Floor

We're asking for a donation of at least $50 (which reserves your seat) to whatever you can afford to donate to the fundraiser. Please be as generous as you can be to support the effort to build a monument to honor Ida's life, legacy and work. If you would like your donation to be tax-deductible, you can donate directly to the moument project.

If you can't afford $50, donate what you can afford but please keep in mind that we are trying to raise funds for the monument so be as generous as possible.

Space is limited

Special thanks to Firelight Media for donating the film for this fundraiser (https://www.firelightfilms.tv/theblackpress) and to Rachel Wallis for use of her beautiful art.

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Ida B Wells Monument NYC Fundraiser at SVA SocDoc Theater

136 West 21st Street, New York, NY 10011

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