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William, the fourth child of Filey Draper and Postmaster William STORY, died at the age of 17 in the Crimea, a year or so after the infamous Charge of the Light Brigade. 142 more words


UK Government Dismisses Complaints on Importance of Teaching Black History Authentically in Schools

If you live in the UK and were or are currently being educated under what is known as the National Curriculum, what you and I have or will be taught about (B)lack History, has always been taught from a Eurocentric or national perspective. 1,393 more words


Mary Jane Seacole

Born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1805, she was the daughter of a Scottish Lieutenant in the British Army, and a free Jamaican woman. Her mother was a healer who used Caribbean and African herbal remedies. 3,687 more words

Mary Seacole Inspires Me!: Diary of a Nurse Leader. 

October is celebrated as Black History Month in the UK. For me, everyday is black history day because my life is a celebration of the legacy of so many who went before me. 490 more words

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Black History Month: Mary Seacole

Mary Seacole was a businesswoman and a doctor, and arguably the first black woman to make a clear and acknowledged mark on British public life. 144 more words

Black History Month

Mary Seacole is a Black British pioneering nurse who did more than Florence Nightingale - Then why is she not as remembered ?

Hello guys !!! Its Black History Month and I’m gonna comment on a controversy – That Mary Seacole created more of an impact that Florence Nightingale, in British History. 1,184 more words

100 Great Black Britons relaunches for 2017

On the 30th anniversary of Black History Month, Patrick Vernon talks about why he’s relaunching the campaign and explains how to nominate

Back in 2002, I established… 563 more words