June 24, 2021

Black statue of Mary Seacole unveiled in London

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From BBC A memorial statue believed to be the UK’s first in honour of a named black woman has been unveiled in London. Mary Seacole was a Jamaican-born nurse who cared for wounded British soldiers during the Crimean War in the 19th Century. The statue’s completion follows a 12-year campaign which raised £500,000 to honour […]