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deGaulle Remembers Forgotten Hero

Despite 15 decorations from France for heroism and battlefield injuries in WWI and WWII, Eugene Bullard was ignored in the USA by his home country. “He had many reasons to resent his native country,” says biographer Craig Lloyd. But Bullard … Continue reading

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Esther Afua Ocloo from Ghana

Mental Floss Excerpt Google Doodle celebrates what would have been the 98th birthday of Esther Afua Ocloo. …[W]ho was this groundbreaking businesswoman who was known to so many as “Auntie Ocloo”? [Here are] five fast facts about her life and … Continue reading

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