YES. Doris Payne, whom I’ve covered a number of times, is one of the most colorful characters in the world today. I am here for this.
Jewel thief Doris Payne gets her own movie!
Tessa Thompson is to portray one of the most colorful women alive today.
International jewel thief Doris Payne, now 84, has a criminal history that dates back to the 1950s.
‘Sade’, A Pitch About An African Princess, Sells To Disney
'bout damn time.
In Nairobi’s Largest Slum, These Young Ballerinas Dream Big
Ballet classes offer youth a chance to experience a different side of life.
Black Panther's Sister Shuri Is Getting Her Own Comic Book Series
And it’s being written by Nnedi Okorafor! Eee!
Batwoman TV Series In Works, With Groundbreaking Lesbian Superhero Lead
Neat! I haven’t read much featuring this Batwoman, but I hear great things.
The National Gallery Acquires Its First Painting by a Woman Since 1991
And the painter they chose was RP Artemisia Gentileschi, covered in book one!
No Man Shall Protect Us: The Hidden History of the Suffragette Bodyguards
The minds behind the Suffrajitsu comic series just released a documentary, and it's great!
China’s ‘Kingdom of Women’
This is a great introduction to the remote matrilineal society of the Mosuo people.
She’s the first female composer to score a major superhero movie, with the female-led Captain Marvel.
When her father decided to marry her, this leather-clad princess embarked on one of the most bonkers Cinderella tales ever told.
This single mom developed the field of Mexican archaeology, while fiercely protecting it from the sleazy and opportunistic.
After being saved from demonic forces, this legendary Indian princess is then subjected to endless purity tests by her own husband. She eventually puts an end to his questions in a manner that surprised everyone.
This amateur dancer escaped a life of abuse by pretending to be an Indonesian princess - and eventually became a victim of the maniacal world of espionage.
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.