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Seeing “The Great Debaters” Like Going to Church in St. Louis’ Chase Park Theater

Click here to read about Denzel Washington’s creative marketing strategies to get “The Great Debaters” made. “Melvin Beaunorus Tolson (February 6, 1898–August 29, 1966) was an American Modernist poet, educator, columnist, and politician. His work concentrated on the experience of African Americans and includes several poetic histories. He was a contemporary of the Harlem Renaissance […]