Terry Cowgill
Gwendolyn Hampton VanSant, who has been spearheading the effort locally to honor W.E.B. Du Bois on the 150th anniversary of his birth, explains to the Great Barrington Library Trustees the effort to rename Monument Valley Regional Middle School after the legendary scholar and civil rights leader, W.E.B. Du Bois. To her right are Selectman Ed Abrahams and Freke Vuijst.

Another go-around: The complicated matter of naming a school after Du Bois

Monday, May 21 / By /

Monument Valley Regional Middle School was selected for the renaming rather than a second try at Muddy Brook Elementary due, in part, to the fact that Du Bois’ life is actually taught in the middle school curriculum.

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