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Great Barrington, Mass., commemorates 50th anniversary of the death W.E.B Du Bois

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Tuesday, August 27, is the 50th anniversary of the death of W.E.B. Du Bois. The African American political intellectual and civil rights pioneer was born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, in 1868. A commemoration of his death in Great Barrington this Saturday and will include a guided tour of the Du Bois Homesite.

As WSHU Public Radio’s award-winning senior political reporter, Ebong Udoma draws on his extensive tenure to delve deep into state politics during a major election year.