Born in Holly Springs, Mississippi in 1862, Ida B. Wells was orphaned as a child and became a teacher at the age of 16 to take care of her five brothers and sisters. Photos courtesy of the Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library.
Infamous Crimes: The Menendez Brothers' Early Life and Parents' Murder
Alison Becker talks about the early lives of Lyle and Erik Menendez and the circumstances of their parents' murder.