Mary Seacole was a Jamaican nurse who risked her own life to treat the wounded in the Crimean War. As Mary was black, Florence Nightingale turned her away several times, so she set up her own 'British Hotel'  and worked round the clock to nurse the soldiers.  Often she would go out into the field to treat them too.  A remarkable woman who is, at last, getting some recognition for her hard and dangerous work.

Mary Seacole was a Jamaican nurse who risked her own life to treat the wounded in the Crimean War. As Mary was black, Florence Nightingale turned her away several times, so she set up her own 'British Hotel' and worked round the clock to nurse the soldiers. Often she would go out into the field to treat them too. A remarkable woman who is, at last, getting some recognition for her hard and dangerous work.

Shell-shocked US marine, Hue, Vietnam, February 1968.     Photographer - Don McCullin

Shaped by War: Photographs by Don McCullin

Shell-shocked US marine, Hue, Vietnam, February 1968. Photographer - Don McCullin

Same place, different time. This speaks 1,000 words.

Same place, different time.

A Lifestyle Change for Peace: The Great American Culture War: Religious Liberty, Gay Rights, Naturalism & the Christian Faith

A Lifestyle Change for Peace: The Great American Culture War: Religious Liberty, Gay Rights, Naturalism & the Christian Faith

USSR info graphic, with one glaring error; they have a photo of Regan and Gorby labeled as Nixon meets with Gorbachev....

USSR info graphic, with one glaring error; they have a photo of Regan and Gorby labeled as Nixon meets with Gorbachev....

The Ugly New Front In The Neverending Video Game Culture War

The Ugly New Front In The Neverending Video Game Culture War

Gaming’s culture war hasn’t ended. It’s still roiling, with new fights, new targets, new depths of ugliness, but also many of the same tactics.

Dropping 'Easter' from candy eggs stirs culture war...

Dropping ‘Easter’ from eggs stirs culture war in U.K.

"Make do and mend" via WWII UK. A good motto for today: for a current world of outsourcing, poor quality, throw-away culture, growing landfills, and especially environmental concerns.

"Make do and mend" via WWII UK. A good motto for today: for a current world of outsourcing, poor quality, throw-away culture, growing landfills, and especially environmental concerns.

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