In this episode we discuss Mary Eliza Mahoney, the first African American to earn a professional nursing license. And we highlight the National Black Nurses Association and Black Nurses Rock, two organizations dedicated to supporting and uplifting Black people in the field of nursing.
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National Commission to Address Racism in Nursing
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National Commission to Address Racism in Nursing by American Nurses Association
Mary Eliza Mahoney Biography by Dr. Kelly A. Spring
Overlooked No More: Mary Eliza Mahoney, Who Opened Doors in Nursing by Sarah Fielding
African American Medical Pioneers by PBS American Experience