Awesome! May be a good time to refresh yourself with the RP entry on her: https://www.rejectedprincesses.com/princesses/amanirenas
African Warrior Queen Amanirenas to get her own movie
Once again, someone covered on RP is getting their turn in the sun - this time, it's Amanirenas!
When Rome set its eyes on her country, this one-eyed queen fought them tooth and nail, until they left her alone.
Anne Frank's 'dirty jokes' uncovered
Historical people: they're just like you and me.
The Feminist Lunch That Broke Boundaries 150 Years Ago
After being denied entry to a dinner honoring Charles Dickens, reporter Jane Croly made her own, supper club, featuring only “risky and outré” unaccompanied women.
Trinidad and Tobago gets its first female president
"I’m sorry guys…make way. We are coming strong and we are moving forward."
The Dahomey Amazons get their own movie!
The inspiration for Black Panther's Dora Milaje get their own movie - starring Viola Davis and Lupita Nyong'o! Sadly, it's not about the story of Agontime, covered here.
Abigail Disney, Killer Content Partner to Launch Female-Led Level Forward Studio
And they've made a bid for the Weinstein company.
Jewel thief Doris Payne gets her own movie!
Tessa Thompson is to portray one of the most colorful women alive today.
The Rapid Rise and Spectacular Fall of London's Greatest Bonesetter
Hard-living, hard-drinkin’, hardcore: beloved and belittled London Sarah Mapp had one hell of a life, earning both adulation and scorn in her career as a bonesetter.
The Women Who Took on the Mafia
The Italian mob had a fatal weakness: its shameful attitude toward women. Once the wives turned on the “family,” it all started tumbling down.
First her father died. Then her sons. Then her husband. Pregnant, saddled with debt, a failing company, and an overbearing mother, Rebecca Lukens rolled up her sleeves and showed the world what she was made of: iron.
When Columbus and his crew ravaged her land, this native Haitian poet gave all to keep the peace.
When the Japanese invaded the Philippines, this beauty queen traded face powders for explosive ones.
This mythical Native American woman saved her loved ones from starvation with delicious magical leprosy - a fact that led to, shall we say, complications.
Stephanie St. Clair
This audacious black gangster fought the Italian mob for control of Harlem and won, taunting them in full-page newspaper ads as she went.