003 – Hatshepsut

Hatshepsut Birth/Death (1507–1458 BC) The first recorded female ruler of ancient Egypt to reign as a male with the full authority of Pharaoh is Queen Hatshepsut Our third episode is about an ancient Egyptian bad-ass, Queen Hatshepsut or as we call her Queen H. She is attributed to being one Egypt’s greatest and longest rulers.  Somewhere in…

002 – Ida B. Wells

Ida B. Wells Birth/Death (July 6, 1862-March 25, 1931) Journalist, anti-lynching crusader, co-founder of the NAACP Ida was born in holy springs Mississippi July 16, 1862. She was the first child of Lizzy and James. Her parents were raised on the opposite end of the spectrum. Lizzy, her mother was taken away from her family at…