GSD Alum Everett L. Fly receives the National Humanities Medal for preservation of places significant to African American history and culture

"architect and preservationist Everett L. Fly, who in 1977 became the first African American to earn a master of landscape architecture degree from the Graduate School of Design (GSD), are among the 10 recipients of the 2014 National Humanities Medal announced yesterday" 

http://harvardmagazine.com/2015/09/humanities-medals-to-higginbotham-fly