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M & M Theater Presents Play On W.E.B. Dubois In Mount Vernon

William Edward Burghardt "W. E. B." Du Bois
William Edward Burghardt "W. E. B." Du Bois Photo Credit: Wikipedia

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- W.E. B. Du Bois, A Man for All Time will be presented by the M&M Performing Arts Company, Inc. Saturday, April 2 at in the Grace Greene Baker Community Room, Mount Vernon Public Library.

In the production written and directed by Alexa Kelly, Brian Richardson portray’s W.E.B. Du Bois, a black American born just after the Civil War, and five years after the Emancipation Proclamation.

Du Bois broke many barriers. He attended and graduated from Harvard, studied in Europe, and ran for Senator, co-founded the NAACP, participated in the founding of the United Nations, and saw segregation declared unconstitutional.

He died in 1963, in Africa, on the even of Dr. Martin Luther King’s March on Washington. For more information, email Nishan Stepak at nstepak@wlsmai.org.

For more information, call (914) 668-1840.

The play will be at 2 p.m. at the library, 28 South First Ave., Mount Vernon.

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