Our Most Current Event
Ending Slavery: A Juneteenth Celebration
June 15, 11 am – 4 pm, in the big tent behind the Du Bois Center
A special “Du Bois at 50” program that featured the legendary band Magpie, who recently released The Civil War: Songs & Stories Untold; Pittsfield’s acclaimed Youth Alive Step Team, Ulysses S. Grant scholar and performer Steve Trimm, David Levinson, co-author of On the Other Side of Glory: The Berkshire Men of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, Scott Christianson, author of Freeing Charles: The Struggle to Free a Slave on the Eve of the Civil War and others. It was a day of commemoration, reflection, and celebration.