This week in Black history

April 1996
Jet;4/22/96, Vol. 89 Issue 23, p20
Features several Black executives in the United States. Mary E. Mahoney, the first Black nurse who was named the Mary Mahoney Medal, honored by the American Nurses' Association; Everett Lee, famed conductor and musician who directed the New York Opera Company's performance of `La Travita' on April 17, 1995; Alice Walker, essayist, poet, novelist and social activist who was awarded the Pulitzer Prize on April 18, 1983.


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