Black History Month: Honoring Our Past and Celebrating Our Future


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Photos by David Christopher

From left to right: Kathy Shanahan, clinical director of the Bernard A. Mitchell Hospital, floor 4; Mary Lucy, diet technician for nutrition services; Grace Alcade, RN, Mitchell 4SW; and Sandra Armstrong, patient care manager for Mitchell 4. Armstrong presented the historical display called "2011 Black History Month: Honoring Our Past and Celebrating Our Future" on Thursday, February 24 in Mitchell's fourth floor lobby.







































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From left to right: Esther Kwarteng, RD, nutrition services; Sandra Armstrong, patient care manager for Mitchell 4; and Carmela Vargas, administrative coordinator for Mitchell 4. Armstrong's display covered a variety of topics, including the slave trade, the road to freedom, African-Americans in the Armed Services, integration, Africa's legacy in Mexico and the history of African-American dance.





































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From left to right: Debra Cooper, housekeeping assistant, Environmental Services; Gainelle Roberts-Cox, patient services coordinator, Mitchell 4SW; and Sandra Armstrong, patient care manager for Mitchell 4. Armstrong's display contained African-American paintings, figurines as well as binders that covered highlights of African-American history.