Art in honor: W.E.B. Du Bois mural goes up in Great Barrington

Written Jan 19, 2018 by Heather Bellow in The Berkshire Eagle

They packed the alley for the native son.

At the downtown unveiling of a new mural honoring W.E.B. Du Bois, around 100 people came for the big impact of a little mural in a small-town alley — now known as Du Bois Alley.

The mural and local celebration of the Du Bois’ legacy is “long overdue,” said Monument Mountain High senior Theresa Russell, who introduced the mural honoring the African-American scholar, author and civil rights activist who was a founder of the NAACP.

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