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Honourable Mrs. Louise Bennett-Coverley ‘Miss Lou’ – Mother of Jamaican culture

Meserette Kentake
Louise Simone Bennett-Coverley or “Miss Lou” was a Jamaican poet, folklorist, writer, activist, radio and television personality and educator. Writing and performing her poems in...
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Mary Ellen Pleasant : The Mother of California’s early civil rights movement

Meserette Kentake
[dropcap size=small]M[/dropcap]ary Ellen Pleasant was a 19th-century African American entrepreneur who used her fortune to further the abolitionist movement. She worked on the Underground Railroad...

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