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.
Celebrating an icon
Written on 05/06/2020