Dangote’s cement company is the largest such entity in Africa and his sugar refinery is the third-largest in the world. The married father of three recently received praise from the world’s richest man Bill Gates, who gave accolades to Dangote for his generous support of health and educational programs.
Dangote and Gates are working in tandem to eliminate hunger and malnutrition in Nigeria, and are using their influence to bring immunization programs to Nigeria’s troubled northern states.
1. The 6888th Battalion was the largest all Black female military unit in World War 2.
Source:U.S. Department of Defense, Public Domain
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2. Sarah Baartman
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3. Philippa Schuyler
Source:Library of Congress, Public Domain
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4. Millie and Christine McKoy
Source:John H. Fitzgibbon (Collection of Robert E. Green) Public Domain
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5. Leonard Nimoy
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