3:30 OLLI Lecture | Dr. Tasha Alston | Simon’s Rock Lecture Center
“Dr. W.E.B. Du Bois: The story, the meaning, and the legacy of social justice for the betterment of society as a whole”
11 AM Legacy Walk: Self-guided Tour in Great Barrington | Railroad Street Youth Project Murals; Mason Library Exhibit; Main Street Banners; Du Bois Boyhood Site; Du Bois Center (11:00-11:30 only) and Du Bois Family Graveyard Site
1 PM Du Bois Birthday Celebration in honor of David Levering Lewis
Tributes by Dr. Kendra Field, Dr. Frances Jones Sneed and Dennis Powell. Musical Tributes by: Otha Day, Hoping Machine, Wanda Houston, Mary Nell Morgan and Special Spoken Word Performance
6 PM Celebration Dinner at Pleasant and Main | RSVP required
11 AM Macedonia Baptist Church | Guests: Dr. Tasha Alston and Jeff Peck
6 PM Harmony Homestead | a Restorative Potluck Dinner
Their Stories: Oral Histories from the NAACP
On view February 1 through May 5, 2019
Explore the history of African Americans in the Berkshires through compelling, contemporary stories from today as recorded by leaders from the local African-American community and the NAACP Berkshire chapter, alongside portraits by Julie McCarthy and select objects from the Museum’s collection. Featuring BRIDGE Founder and CEO Gwendolyn VanSant.
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