‘Let’s celebrate Du Bois’: Community gathers for 150th birthday celebration
Native son W.E.B. Du Bois, or Willy as he was known locally, finally came home Friday after a long time away.
The day’s events marked the culmination of months of community celebrations, film screenings, educational lectures, and art marking W.E.B. Du Bois’ 150th birthday, which would have fallen on Feb. 23.