Barbara Dean is a singer/songwriter, performer, and poet. She and her husband Graham have lived in Great Barrington for 35 years, and have raised 4 children here. She and Graham have also been folk djs for 14 years, first on the Great Barrington Community Radio station WBCR, and now on WRPI in Troy, NY. She loves writing and performing songs with her husband, playing bass while he plays guitar. She is a member of the Du Bois Educational Series Committee, committed to presenting programs designed to heighten awareness of racism, modern slavery, gender and economic inequality, and other injustices, but also to finding solutions and healing, in the spirit of W. E. B. Du Bois.