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Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands.

Jamaica – Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands

Mary Seacole was a nurse, world traveler and businesswoman.  She traveled from her home in Jamaica to Panama, England, and Ukraine and set up the “British Hotel” behind the lines during the Crimean War. Based on her life experiences, she wrote her autobiography titled “Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in.. Read More…

Statute of Gaspar Yanga

Mexico – Yanga, First Black Town In North America

Yanga is a municipality located in the southern area of the State of Veracruz. In 1932 it was renamed after Gaspar Yanga, the cimarron leader who in 1609 resisted an attack by Spanish forces trying to regain control of the area. Despite the enslaving and indentured labor of a high.. Read More…