List of Honorees – March 2017

SEPTIMA POINSETTE CLARK

Educator and Civil Rights Leader

MIA LOVE

U.S. Representative from Utah’s 4th Congressional District

MARIE ST. FLEUR

First Haitian-born individual elected to state office in the United States

MARIE FERDINAND-HARRIS

First Haitian-American to play in the WNBA

JOSEPHINE PREMICE

Legendary actress and singer

ELIZABETH CLARISSE LANGE

Founder of the first black Roman Catholic order in the United States

EDWIDGE DANTICAT

Award-winning Haitian-American writer

EDMONIA LEWIS

First Woman of Color to achieve recognition as a sculptor

DR. ROSE MARIE TOUSSAINT

Organ Transplant Surgeon