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: https://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
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.
Madam C.J. Walker
America's ostensible first female self-made millionaire was a black beauty magnate who did it all for her daughter.
Tura Satana: Amazonian star of Russ Meyer’s cult classic film ‘Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!’ This woman had a hell of…
Isabella of France
After years of neglect and abuse from her husband, this queen raised an army and took over England for herself.
Viking princess who decided she'd rather be a pirate than get married.
Mexico's infamous "weeping ghost" has many incarnations: a jilted widow, a slave princess, a milk addict, a coffee bag, and a pair of panties.
This pope was largely assumed to be male until she gave birth in the midst of a procession - and largely assumed to be factual until the 13th century.
In 1931, a seventeen-year-old girl struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig in front of a crowd of thousands -- and then was benched into obscurity.