Collection: Journalists >
Ida B. WellsOne of the first anti-lynching advocates, she risked her life for decades to report on the truth when nobody would believe her.
Isabelle EberhardtThis undefinable adventurer's life burnt bright but short: a wildcard of the Algerian revolution, she survived an assassination attempt by sabre, and died in a freak desert flood.
Elizabeth BislandRose from poverty to become a respected journalist who raced Nellie Bly around the world.
Collection: Dancers >
Mekatilili wa MenzaWhen colonial powers went too far, she rebelled in the most stylish way possible: dancing from town to town. It was surprisingly effective.
AnacaonaWhen Columbus and his crew ravaged her land, this native Haitian poet gave all to keep the peace.
NwanyeruwaInstigated a massive "women's war" against British taxation, the effect of which was one part protest movement, one part comedy roast, and one part block party.
Collection: Jews >