Cicely Tyson, Diana Ross & Other Black Women Who’ve Received Presidential Medals Of Freedom

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Ella Fitzgerald PF

Ella Fitzgerald

The Jazz singer, called the First Lady of Song, won 13 Grammy Awards during her career and received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1967. She received an Kennedy Center Honor, a National Medal of Art and in 1992, President George H.W. Bush gave her the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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