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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

Society

Sharing: Our Unknown Neighbors to the South

Keep the faith and keep going! Sara 👸

As hurricane Irma inches its way to Florida, it’s hard to stop looking at TV pictures of the trail of broken buildings, flooded landscapes and unhappy, bewildered people it has left behind.

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Creative Writing

Our Unknown Neighbors to the South

As hurricane Irma inches its way to Florida, it’s hard to stop looking at TV pictures of the trail of broken buildings, flooded landscapes and unhappy, bewildered people it has left behind. 750 more words

Woman Of The Week

Leafy Westminster and Garden Museum Walk

This walk takes you away from the hustle and bustle of the usual Westminster tourist haunts, into uncrowded, little known gardens, yards and squares. There’s lots of history – huge centuries old mansions overlooking Green Park, one of which has a Lady Diana connection; amazing views of Buckingham Palace & Westminster as you cross St James’ Park; the best street of beautiful Queen Anne houses in London; a hall connected to the world’s greatest Victorian philanthropist; two Suffragette memorials; a famous public school; the venue of the first regulated football match; the oldest house in London; Westminster Abbey; the Houses of Parliament; a memorial to the end of slavery; and the pretty square where the father of investigative journalism lived. 155 more words

thoughts for the road

Earlier this week, I traveled with a colleague to Paxton House on the border of England. There, I learned more about the family of Alexander Milne, the British Naval Admiral who once permitted  497 more words

Sharony Green

Watching my privilege

In 1973, aged 18, I joined the NHS. My first job was at a learning disability hospital. It was a backwater for patients. And also for staff, 50% of whom were Black, Asian or other ethnic minority (BAME) backgrounds. 697 more words

Stigma