Everett L. Fly MLA ’77 selected as one of 10 recipients of the 2014 National Humanities Medal. Presented on September 10, 2015 by President Obama, Mr. Fly was distinguished “for preserving the integrity of African-American places and landmarks. A landscape architect, Mr. Fly has worked tirelessly to win historical recognition for Eatonville, Florida, Nicodemus, Kansas, and other sites central to African-American history, preserving an important part of our broader American heritage.” Since 1996, 175 National Humanities Medals have been bestowed — to 163 individuals and 12 organizations.

Photo credit: Ralph Alswang for National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

September 2015