Ida B. Wells Society Gets $150,000 Grant From the Knight Foundation

The society will hire a full-time staffer and expand its training program

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In a post on the Knight Foundation’s website, New York Times Magazine staff writer Nikole Hannah-Jones, one of the four founders of the Ida B. Wells Society For Investigative Reporting, tells the origin story of the society, launched last year, and how a new, $150,000 grant from the Knight Foundation will help expand what has been a time-consuming labor of love:

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