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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

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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

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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

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Mary Seacole Was A Victim Of Racism, Critics Claim

Historians dismiss BBC Trust’s criticisms of broadcaster’s Horrible History program me, Natricia Duncan reports in The Voice Online.

PIONEER JAMAICAN nurse Mary Seacole who sacrificed her wealth and safety to help British soldiers during the Crimean War was forced to endure racial discrimination, academics say. 339 more words

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Nightingale Nobbles Horrible Histories

On Wednesday The Telegraph (and others) ran a news item entitled: ‘CBBC sketch ‘inaccurately’ painted Florence Nightingale as racist, BBC Trust finds’. As an historian of nursing, it caught my attention. 861 more words

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