‘Let’s celebrate Du Bois’: Community gathers for 150th birthday celebration

Written Feb 25, 2018 by Kristin Palpini in The Berkshire Eagle

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.

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