Ida B. Wells Barnett, in 1893. (Photo: Mary Garrity / Public Domain)

Anti-Lynching Journalist, Ida B. Wells, Commemorated With Today’s Google Doodle

Today, Ms. Wells’s legacy is remembered on her 153rd birthday with a simple Google Doodle showing her at work at her typewriter. It’s fitting that the Internet is recognizing her contributions to social justice and journalism, because if she were alive today she would no doubt be active online. In many ways, that’s where her legacy lives on. Her doodle is visible on the Google homepage to users in the United States today.

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