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Memphis Memorial Committee
Honoring Ida B. Wells 
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Ida B. Wells Plaza & Statue 

The Memphis Memorial Committee – in partnership with the Neshoba Community Resource Center – invites you to join us by being a part of history and helping to build a monument and tourist attraction honoring the life of Ida B. Wells.

Our goal is to shed light on her legacy and contribute to the attractions within the city

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Partner With Us 

To be a partner and support the efforts, please make all tax-deductible checks payable to:
Neshoba Community Resource Center
Attn: A Memphis Memorial to Ida B. Wells
7715 E Holmes Rd Memphis, TN 38125-3823 
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Ida B. Wells 


A Life and Legacy Worthy of Honor and Celebration 

Help Build a Memorial in Memphis to honor
her heroism and inspire those to continue her legacy.  

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The Ida B. Wells Plaza

Ida Bell Wells-Barnett was a Memphian. She lived in Memphis, Tennessee for 10 years as an educator, then a journalist, but most of all she stood up for justice. She deserves to be honored for her heroic stand against injustice that inspired change and challenged American societal ailments.  She risked her life to oppose oppression, racism, and violence in America. Wells deserves to be recognized for her fight against segregation. The Plaza will be comprised of a life-sized bronze statue, a timeline of her legacy, an antique printing press, and a sculpture honoring her 3 friends, 

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Proposed Site 

Plaza Location 

The Plaza will be located at the corner of Beale Street and 4th Street next to Historic First Baptist Beale which was the home of the newspaper where Ida B. Wells become a partner.  


Monday - Friday

Open

Saturday - Sunday

Non-stop

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Honoring Ida B. Wells


Address

7715 E. Holmes Road
Memphis, TN, 38125, US

About us

The Memphis Memorial Committee seeks to raise funds to honor her with a memorial and celebration worthy of her tremendous contribution to our city.