Merze Tate

The World Through the Lens of Merze Tate
Thursday, March 22, 7:00 pm
Grand Rapids Public Library, Ryerson Auditorium

An African American girl born in 1905 in rural Michigan, Merze Tate earned a doctorate from Oxford University in the 1920s and became a trailblazer as a political writer and historian as well as through her work in the U.S. State Department. Then why did J. Edgar Hoover urge his agents to dig into the lives of Tate and those closest to her? Using