Historical people: they're just like you and me.
“It is important that this campaign is led by women... Others were shit-scared. But we’ve been through so much that we were willing to take the risk.”
Strap in for some of the greatest newspaper articles ever, detailing the exploits of a 16-year-old horse thief (and violinist) who repeatedly busts herself out of prison.
There's a push to crowdfund an Ida B. Wells monument in Chicago. They're around halfway there. Let's give them a boost.
One of the US Navy's first female fighter pilots took a job with a commercial airline - and then saved the day when an engine exploded mid-flight.
It may not shock you, but when women first started cycling, men thought it was improper - the thinking was, since their dresses would get caught, ban it for the whole gender instead of change the clothes.
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.