#ThrowbackThursday: Post-de Pizan 2013 Edition

By Elissa Blattman: Project Assistant

Yesterday we held our 3rd annual de Pizan Honors!  The event went really well and was a blast!  A special thanks goes out to those of you who attended.  We’re still in the de Pizan mood here at the Museum, so this week’s Throwback Thursday post is all about our honorees.  Below you can find the list of this year’s honorees and the awards they were given, as well as some of our favorite clips that show off their work!

Denyce Graves - Marian Anderson Living Legacy Award
Dr. Etta Pisano - Dr. Helen Taussig Living Legacy Award
Phylicia Rashad - Lena Horne Living Legacy Award
Ken Burns - Henry Blackwell Award

Marian Anderson

Denyce Graves

Lena Horne

Phylicia Rashad as Claire Huxtable on The Cosby Show

Dr. Etta Pisano

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