She was an educator, a journalist, a businesswoman, an anti-lynching crusader, a suffragist and a leader. The patriarchy began clenching their fists at a woman with such increasing power, but Ida B. Wells, a fighter of inequality, was unafraid.
Feminism and female empowerment has become a contemporary theme in politics and society. Some artists have also adapted these themes into their works –– and plays in particular –– in order to share certain perspectives on these issues through a fresh medium.