BFSA inducts five into 'Indispensable Role of Blacks at Johns Hopkins' exhibit

At the Black Faculty and Staff Association's recent Juneteenth celebration, five new members were inducted into the Indispensable Role of Blacks at Johns Hopkins exhibit. Please go to the website and click "People" to read about the inductees: James Calvin, an influential business philosopher; Martha Edgerton, a conservator of books and the black community; Freda Lewis-Hall, a global health authority; Nicklaine Paul, a compassionate pain reliever and health care advocate; and David Thompson, keeper of obligations, supporter of dreams.

Also, we are accepting nominations for next year. To be a part of the Indispensable Role of Blacks at Johns Hopkins exhibit, the nominee must have been or is now a Johns Hopkins student or employee who has made a significant contribution to the institution and/or its community. To nominate someone and to read the criteria, please go to and complete the form.

In addition to viewing the online exhibit, the physical exhibit will soon be permanently installed in Hodson Hall.