On the musical agenda was “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing,” the NAACP anthem written by Great Barrington resident James Weldon Johnson.
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‘Faith and caring:” MLK’s life and legacy honored in Great Barrington celebration
The celebration for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was also the kick-off for a series of townwide events commemorating the 150th birthday of civil rights pioneer and author W.E.B Du Bois who was born in Great Barrington. Included in the article is a video of Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech in 1963, at the Lincoln Memorial.
Historic Clinton A.M.E. Zion Church celebrates 130th anniversary, looks forward to renewal
“The historic and cultural value of the Clinton A.M.E. Zion Church cannot be overstated.”
— Dan Bolognani, executive director of Housatonic Heritage