Wilson named honoree of WWI hero award

June 07, 2019 07:38 AM

ALBANY - It's Henry Johnson Day in Albany - the city remembers the Albany-native of the Harlem Hellfighters who earned the Purple Heart and Medal of Honor for his heroic efforts in World War I.

To mark the occasion, the city presented its third annual Henry Johnson Award to Tabetha Wilson, an Albany school board member and activist. She was chosen for making outstanding contributions to her community.

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Wilson oversees a variety of programs that help low-income families and serves on many non-profit boards.


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