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.
Spain is renaming its streets to honor women instead of fascists
Spain is going through efforts to ensure gender parity in its street names.
This princess held her father to his word in the most unexpected way: by demanding to marry the stupidest man in Korea.
Brilliant undercover spy who posed as a slave to spy on - and attempt to burn down - the Confederate…
When this princess had her life ruined by an unstoppable warrior, she: became a fervent ascetic for years and got a divine boon; killed herself to reincarnate faster; came back as a man; and killed the man who'd wronged her, in the stunning climax of the world's longest epic poem.
When her husband was killed in WW2, she sold all their belongings, bought a tank, named it Fighting Girlfriend, and started killing Nazis.
This Sikh warrior saint led 40 deserters back into battle and in so doing, possibly saved her entire religion from extinction.