On July 17th, 2018 The Real News Network and Ida B’s Table will host a two part celebration in honor of the birthday of anti-lynching activist Ida B. Wells featuring, special guest and great granddaughter of Ida B. Wells, Michelle Duster and Nina Turner, president of Our Revolution.
To cap off the evening, Ida B's Table, will host a cocktail party and fundraiser for the Ida B. Wells Memorial Foundation.
Check out the details below and join us!
— Part 1: The Radical Spirit of Ida B. Wells hosted by Sen. Nina Turner & Michelle Duster — Free Admission 5:30PM
Attendees will hear first-hand from a living descendant of Wells about Ida B. Well’s courage, sacrifices and accomplishments.
Nina Turner, former Ohio state senator and president of Our Revolution will host an interview and open conversation with Michelle Duster, great granddaughter of Ida B. Wells. The audience will be invited to join the conversation through a Q & A session.
Part 2: Cocktail Party & Fundraiser @ Ida B's Table — 40.00 Admission Doors 7:15PM
Ida B's Table will celebrate the 156th Birthday of Ida B. Wells. The event will feature food stations, heavy hors d’oeuvres (feat. some of Chef David's signature modern soul food dishes), a book signing by Michelle Duster, music and a silent auction, to benefit The Ida B. Wells Memorial Foundation.
— This event is part of Raising Voices event series produced by The Real News Network and made possible by the Bertha Foundation.
About Ida B's Table: https://idabstable.com/
Ida B’s Table is a modern soul food restaurant lead by Chef David Thomas and is a venture of The Real News Network. The restaurant has four distinct areas for guests to enjoy: the bar, the parlor, the drawing room, and the main dining room.
Bertha Foundation: http://berthafoundation.org/
Bertha Foundation fights for a more just world. We support activists, storytellers, and lawyers who are working to bring about social and economic justice and human rights for all.
About The Ida B. Wells Memorial Foundation: https://ibwfoundation.org/
The Foundation seeks to protect, preserve and promote the legacy of Ida B. Wells. They support organizations and programs that focus on education, superior journalism, social justice, equality and integrity.