Yolande Cornelia "Nikki" Giovanni, Jr.
Zulus vs the British: Battles of Isandlwana & Rourke’s Drift
Madam C.J. Walker
Mary Seacole (1853-1856) overcame oﬃcial indiﬀerence and prejudice. She got herself out to the war by her own eﬀorts and at her own expense; risked her life to bring comfort to the wounded and dying soldiers; and became a black woman who made her mark on British public life.