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Floella Karen Yunies Benjamin, OBE MP
One of six children, Floella Benjamin was born in Trinidad but was brought up in England. After leaving school she spent a short time in the world of banking and accountancy, but the staid Chief Accoun...
Diane Julie Abbott MP
Re: Her photo at age 7 (see Media tab)::
I look a bit of a goody-two shoes in this picture - and I probably was, to be honest. I was about seven or eight when it was taken - at Vaughan Road Primary S...
Mary Jane Seacole MP
(1805 - 1881)
Mary Jane Seacole (1805 – 14 May 1881) was a mixed-race British nurse. Born in Jamaica, she operated boarding houses in Panama and Crimea while simultaneously treating the sick. Seacole was taug...
Sophia Charlotte Queen Consort of Great Britain MP
(1744 - 1818)
"Sophia Charlotte of Mecklenburg Charlotte"
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Ignatius Sancho MP
(c.1729 - 1780)
Ignatius Sancho (c. 1729 – 14 December 1780) was a composer, actor, and writer. He is the first known Black Briton to vote in a British election. He gained fame in his time as "the extraordinary...