Harriet Tubman’s home outside Auburn, New York, has been declared part of the National Park Service system. It will focus primarily on the activism of her later years, such as her work as a suffragist.
Biography.com has a guest piece today by yours truly, with brief blurbs about several of the women covered on this site and in the book.
Aggretsuko is the newest addition to the Hello Kitty universe: a hard-drinking office worker who sings heavy metal karaoke and dreams about quitting her frustrating job.
When the family car fell into a ditch, 46-year-old Karen Klein walked for 30 hours through 26 miles of snow, subsisting on twigs and her own urine, to get help for her husband and 10-year-old son.
In 1939 Jacobs won a national pistol marksmanship competition. Contemporary reporting noted that she broke the record that had previously been set by an FBI agent.
You can now search through over 1500 badass historical and mythical women (and counting) – WAY more than are currently on the website – in a new feature on this website!