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SW Community Reads Event – Ida B. Wells
May 6, 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us as our community reads and learns about Ida B. Wells-Barnett, the new namesake of our high school and a powerful advocate for equity, education and civil rights.
Community Speaker Event About Ida B. Wells
Please join us on Thursday, May 6th from 6-7 PM for a Community Conversation with Ida B. Wells-Barnett’s Great-Grandson Dan Duster. The event is co-sponsored by Ida B. Wells High School Community Equity Council (CEC) and Wells Cluster PTA’s.
Please register by 3 PM on May 6th to receive the webinar link by email.
Ida B. Wells-Barnett Books
The PTAs of the Ida B. Wells-Barnett High School feeder schools have joined together to purchase copies of books that will be available to our community through your school library. The books are:
- Ida B Wells, The Queen – YA/Adult book by Michelle Duster
- Who is Ida B Wells? – Middle reader by Walter Dean Myers, Illustrated by Bonnie Christensen
- Ida B Wells Let The Truth Be Told – Picture book by Sarah Fabiny & Who Hq, Illustrated By Ted Hammond
Digital Books About Ida B. Wells
Three e-book biographies about Ida B. Wells (levels kindergarten to 5th grade) are available for check out in the Hayhurst Destiny catalog.
The Multnomah County Library also has digital copies available throughout March.
Questions/comments? Please contact Jackie Haddon and Erika Robles-Jones, Co-Presidents, Maplewood PTA