Generations columnist for The Herald-Palladium

Recognizing Black History Month, and so many efforts to raise awareness of racial injustice and inspire action, my mind went to Ida B. Wells.

One Christmas, my husband gave me the book “Lighting the Way: Nine Women Who Changed Modern America.” The lead story was about Wells.

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Ida B. Wells is shown in this photograph from 1893.

Lynn Kellogg is CEO of Region IV Area Agency on Aging in Southwest Michigan. Questions on age or independence services? Call the Info-Line for Aging & Disability at 800-654-2810 or visit areaagencyonaging.org. The Generations column appears each weekend in The Herald-Palladium.