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.
The Suffragette that knew Jujitsu
In the 1910s, a 30-women-strong group of jujitsu experts punched cops, broke windows, and burnt buildings, just to get the vote. And now you can read about their adventures in a new comic - and a movie starring Meryl Streep!
Sword-slinging Arabian heroine who stars as the heroine of an extremely long and entertaining epic tale.
When the most powerful man in the world made plans on her country, she: turned down his marriage proposal, destroyed his armies, and defiled his head so famously that she became legend for centuries thereafter.
This superhero of early Iranian mythology starred in her own stories, and plenty of them.
One half of the odd couple of Crimean nursing - the jolly black businesswoman who swore by folk remedies, in stark contrast to Florence Nightingale's by-the-book Victorian approach to medicine.
Mexican revolutionary who bombed bridges, led hundreds of women into battle, and was instrumental in turning the tide of the war for the revolutionaries.