Black History Month -Recognizing Dr Maya Angelou

    Black History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans, and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. Since 1976, America has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month.   This year, we want to recognize Dr. Maya Angelou Dr. Maya Angelou was a poet and award-winning author known for her acclaimed memoir “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” and her numerous poetry and essay collections.   I’d like to share her Ten Famous Quotes “A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has […]

Celebrating African American Nurses

                                    February is Black History Month, also referred to as National African-American History Month. It is a time to recognize the achievements of African-Americans in US History. This year, I want us to remember Mary Eliza Mahoney. Mary E. Mahoney was born in 1845 in Massachusetts. Her parents were originally from North Carolina and were freed slaves who moved to the North in pursuit of life with less racial discrimination. Mary graduated from her nursing program at New England Hospital for Women and […]