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.

Flyer. The image is linked to a PDF version of the flyer on Google Drive.

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:

To purchase your own copies of these books or any others, we recommend supporting Third Eye Books (a local Black-owned bookstore) and Annie Bloom’s Books in Multnomah Village.

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.

Community Speaker Event About Ida B. Wells

Please save the date for a community speaking engagement with Dan Duster, the
great-grandson of Ida B. Wells-Barnett.
May 6th from 6-7:00 p m