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Twelve Days of Christmas London Style - Day 7

FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE MUSEUM

Long, long ago, in a country far, far away, I trained as a nurse at the Royal infirmary of Edinburgh. On our first day, we were told that our… 579 more words

History

New Talented Women in the National Gallery 'Walk'

With a high proportion of the portraits in he National Gallery being men, and most of the rest being women aristocrats who are there more because of the office they were born to, or who they were married to (or had affairs with), rather than anything they achieved, we thought our theme would be the remainder. 141 more words

November 20 African American Historical Events

Today in Black History – November 20 *

1865 – African Americans hold a protest convention in Zion
Church in Charleston, South Carolina and demand equal… 944 more words

African American History

A statue for Mary Seacole

Soon, the UK will have its first statue of a named black woman—Mary Seacole—as Clive Soley reports for OpenDemocracy.net.

Mary Seacole was an Afro-Caribbean nurse who served in the Crimean War (1853 to 1856) as what the Appeal has come to describe as Britain’s first battlefield nurse. 792 more words

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It is my first time meeting Mary Seacole, learning about her contribution to the Crimean War.

A statue for Mary Seacole

Soon, the UK will have its first statue of a named black woman—Mary Seacole—as Clive Soley reports for OpenDemocracy.net.

Mary Seacole was an Afro-Caribbean nurse who served in the Crimean War (1853 to 1856) as what the Appeal has come to describe as Britain’s first battlefield nurse. 792 more words

News

Adventurous Women: Mary Seacole

This post is just a quick one, the next in the Adventurous Women series. This post is about Mary Seacole, who was a nurse in the Crimean war. 190 more words

Adventurous Women