Today’s Google Doodle celebrates journalist, anti-lynching advocate, and all-around badass Ida B Wells. If you haven’t read the RP entry on her, today’s a good day for it: http://www.rejectedprincesses.com/princesses/ida-b-wells
RP reader Ananya Shah kills it at National History Day
Inspired by the RP post on Ida B. Wells, National History Fair winner Ananya Shah did an amazing performance of Wells' trip to England.
Ida B. Wells' 153rd Birthday
Google celebrates the birthday of a former Rejected Princess
Madam C.J. Walker
Madam C. J. Walker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sarah Breedlove (December 23, 1867 – May 25, 1919), known as…
Ida B. Wells
One of the first anti-lynching advocates, she risked her life for decades to report on the truth when nobody would believe her.
Got the book? Now get what got left out.
There's plenty of notes and side stories that didn't make the book. Lucky for you, there's the website.
Wallada bint al-Mustakfi
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Te Puea Herangi
The reluctant royal who became the Maori's greatest leader.
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This superhero of early Iranian mythology starred in her own stories, and plenty of them.