It's not every woman that leaves home at 16 to befriend Chinese bandits, join the Siberian army, and film indigenous Brazilians for the first time - but Aloha Wanderwell, the World's Most Traveled Girl, wasn't every woman.
This is a trailer for an animated movie about Bilal, an Ethiopian ex-slave who became one of the Prophet Muhammad’s closest companions. One to keep an eye out for!
Buzzfeed does a strikingly awesome (and well-researched) revamp of classic animated heroine costumes!
Elizabeth Magie created the game that would become Monopoly over thirty years before the man credited with its invention.
In the 1800s, the Royal Navy discovered that one of its crewmen was, in actuality, a married black woman. Turns out she had her reasons for entering the service.
This transgender kickboxer helped revolutionize the image of LGBT people in her native country of Thailand in the best way she knew how - winning bouts.