Celebrating an icon

Written on 05/06/2020

Richard Hunt, sculptor of Build a Dream at 31st and Jefferson, is working on a monument to Ida B. Wells, civil rights icon. Wells was recently awarded a posthumous Pulitzer Prize citation for “her courageous reporting … in the era of lynching.” Click here for more information about the Chicago monument planned for land on which her house once stood in the Bronzeville neighborhood.