The widely-accepted story of W.E.B. DuBois’ venue choice for the inaugural meeting of the Niagara Movement cites racial discrimination as the cause. Recent research by local scholars, however, suggests that this was not the case after all.
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Source: Western New York Heritage, v. 13 #4, Winter 2011 [PDF]