This Day in History: 10/08/2004

Photo courtesy of the Nobel Foundation Archive

On this day in 2004, Wangari Muta Maathai was the first African-American woman to be awarded the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize for her work to enrich the environment and tackle destitution in Africa.

Born in Kenya, Wangari would set on a challenging trek to change her continent and the world. During her life, she would get her Masters and Ph.D. Wangari went on to becoming a professor in a field that was…

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