BHMBooksforWEBDuring the February Pediatric Faculty Meeting, Mitch Cohen, M.D., chair of the Department of Pediatrics, held the annual Black History Month quiz. Those who correctly answered questions about Black historical and present day figures received books about Black history in Birmingham and the South.

This year’s winners include:

Tamera Coyne-Beasley, M.D. – Adolescent Medicine
Book: “Dear Denise: Letters to the Sister I Never Knew” by Lisa McNair 

Anna Hurst, M.D. – Genetics
Book: “While the World Watched: A Birmingham Bombing Survivor Comes of Age During the Civil Rights Movement” by Carolyn McKinstry

Walt Johnson, M.D. – Cardiology
Book: “South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation” by Imani Perry

James Odum, M.D. – Critical Care
Book: “1963: How Birmingham’s Civil Rights Movement Changed America” by Barnett Wright

Chrystal Rutledge, M.D. – Critical Care
Book: “Emmett Till: The Murder that Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement” by Devery S. Anderson