A new documentary on Ida B. Wells that tells her story as never before

Bob Sirott

Ida B. Wells, pictured in 1893 or 1894. Photo Credit: University of Chicago Photographic Archive, apf1 – 08637, Hanna Holborn Gray Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Stacy Robinson, producer and writer of a new documentary CHICAGO STORIES, joined Jon Hansen (filling in for Bob Sirott) to talk about the one-hour Chicago Stories special and companion website, that paints a deeply humanizing portrait of Ida B. Wells. It airs Friday, May 21 at 8:00 pm on all WTTW platforms.

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