Sci-Vi | No.23/ Ida B. Wells
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No.23/ Ida B. Wells

23rd TED-ED – TAW coproduction

Synopsis:In the late 1800’s, lynchings were happening all over the American South, often without any investigation or consequences for the murderers. A young journalist set out to expose the truth about these killings. Her reports shocked the nation, launched her journalism career and a lifelong pursuit of civil rights. Christina Greer details the life of Ida B. Wells and her tireless struggle for justice.

View full lesson: How one journalist risked her life to hold murderers accountable – Christina Greer

Length: 04 min 49 sec

Release Date: Feb 4, 2019

Educator: Christina Greer

Director: Anna Nowakowska

Narrator: Christina Greer

Producer: TED-ED

(Co)Producer: The Animation Workshop

Sound Designer: Matthias Runge

Content Producer: Gerta Xhelo

Editorial Producer: Alex Rosenthal

Associate Producer: Bethany Cutmore-Scott

Associate Editorial Producer: Elizabeth Cox

Script Editor: Alex Gendler

Fact-checker: Joseph Isaac

About Anna:Anna Nowakowska graduated from The Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark, in 2016 with a BA in Character Animation. She completed the studies with the short film ”Untamed”, on which she worked as story artist and animation lead. Since then, she has been freelancing and exploring a wide variety of projects ranging from animated commercials for well-known brands in collaboration with advertising studios, directing TED-Ed lectures produced by The Animation Workshop, working closely with scientists to visualize their research projects through animation as well as creating editorial illustrations.