Great Barrington Selectmen appoint Du Bois legacy panel

Written Sep 25, 2018 by Terry Cowgill in The Berkshire Edge

W.E.B. Du Bois, perhaps Great Barrington’s most famous resident, will have his legacy in the town perpetuated thanks to a newly formed committee that will meet regularly and oversee town events and programs honoring the legendary scholar and African-American civil rights activist.

Last night in Town Hall, the selectboard appointed a roster of members who will comprise the W.E.B. Du Bois Legacy Committee.

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