After his tennis career ended Noah became a well-known pop singer and co-founder of Fête le Mur in 1996, a charity organization for underprivileged children.
The black hero and freedom fighter who was central to the history and modern-day struggle of the Brazilian Black Movement was the leader of the independent settlement, Quilombo dos Palmares.
Stand and sing of Zambia, proud and free, Land of work and join in unity, Victors in the struggle for our rights, We’ve won freedom’s fight.
O lift high the banner, the flag of Zimbabwe
The symbol of freedom proclaiming victory;
We praise our heros’ sacrifice,
And vow to keep our land from foes;
And may the Almighty protect and bless our land.
If you live in the UK, it’s possible that you may only ever hear about the Battle of Rorke’s Drift (especially in the movie Zulu, starring Michael Caine) because the British won that battle.