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February 2013
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A City Within a City: The Black Freedom Struggle in Grand Rapids, Michigan

February 21, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Author Todd Robinson will present his recent book, A City Within a City: The Black Freedom Struggle in Grand Rapids, Michigan, a case study of the civil rights era as it happened in  smaller cities. The book focuses specifically on the struggles involving school integration and bureaucratic reforms, as well as the role of black youth activism to detail the diversity of black resistance in Grand Rapids. Efforts to dismantle structures of racial inequality had a very different flavor in…

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