Film director Amma Asante tells us about the warrior queen who stood up to colonial powers, lead an army against the British Empire and was an all-round fearless, brave Ghanaian heroine - Yaa Asantewaa.
Featuring: Amma Asante.
Desiree Burch tells the story of a pioneering, guitar shredding, black, evangelical gospel sensation who inspired generations of musicians, and created the genre we call Rock 'n' Roll - that woman's name is Sister Rosetta Tharpe. And it's about time she gets her spotlight!
Featuring: Desiree Burch.
Jamali Maddix tells us of the actions of Ignatius Sancho, Olaudah Equiano and Ottobah Cugaono who risked assassination, deportation and the threat of being financially ruined by taking risks that inspired more former slaves to come forward and be heard.
Featuring: Jamali Maddix.
Thanyia Moore talks about Mary Seacole, one of the pioneers of modern nursing and all-round healing. Born in Jamaica, she had a passion for medicine, healing and nursery.
Featuring: Thanyia Moore.
Tom Davis talks about how Shakespeare explained to Anne Hathaway that he was going back to London.