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Meet Wangari Maathai, First Black Woman To Receive The Nobel Peace Prize

Dr. Wangari Muta Maathai became the first Black African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, May 8, 2004. Dr. Maathai, who hails from Kenya, was given the award by the judges based on her “contributions to sustainable development, democracy, and peace” according to the Nobel organization. Maathai...
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