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Booker T. Washington and White Paternalism in Grand Rapids in the early part of the 20th Century

(The post today was referenced in the book, African Americans in the Furniture City: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Grand Rapids, by Randal Jelks, for which we are grateful.) In our last post we looked at how Grand Rapids … Continue reading

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