To celebrate Black History Month, we had the honor of speaking with Essence McDowell, co-author of “Lifting As They Climbed: Mapping a History of Black Women on Chicago’s South Side.” Powerful figures like Ida B. Wells-Barnett left behind an inspiring legacy that the book brings to life.
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