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W. E. B. Du Bois spoke in Grand Rapids two times in the early part of the 20th Century

The great African American intellectual and author W. E. B. Du Bois came to Grand Rapids on two separate occasions, first in 1917 and later in 1928. On his first visit in 1917, he spoke to the Sunday Evening Club … Continue reading

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