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Feminist Card Games, pt. 1: Great Women
In the 70s, young feminists had their own card game, featuring the likes of Harriet Tubman and Amelia Earhart. But how was it played?
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Starting her young life as a model, she soon turned to bounty hunting - and eventually to drugs. She got a movie in 2005, but it couldn't hope to cover her complexity.
Islam started kickboxing young, and at age nine has already won national and world championships.
The Manhattan Housewives Who Helped Smuggle Allied Soldiers Out of Occupied Paris
“Promise me that you will never think of me sadly. I am not sad. I did what I had to do. I knew the price, and I am willing to pay it. I have given England back one hundred fifty lives for the one she is losing now.”
This superhero of early Iranian mythology starred in her own stories, and plenty of them.
Widowed young queen who led a fearsome rebellion against the British with her child tied to her back.
The illegitimate daughter of a minor noble, after losing her husband, she became one of the most powerful and fierce women in Italy - commanding troops, insulting Machiavelli, and fighting Cesare Borgia with unmatched ferocity.
Sex worker who became empress of the Byzantine Empire, and used her political power to safeguard her interests, and her…
The Mirabal Sisters
When a cruel dictator ruined this Dominican Republic family, these sisters gave their lives to end his.