January 18, 1993 - Thereasea Elder is awarded the Martin Luther King Jr. Medallion (award).
- Thereasea Elder is a nurse and long-time community activist.
- She set up sickle cell testing for neighborhood residents and worked with breast cancer victims.
- She also founded the African American Historical Society of Charlotte-Mecklenburg.
- Photo shows Thereasea Elder getting a congratulatory hug.
January 18, 1993