Well-behaved women seldom make history.Rejected Princesses celebrates those who did. Part art project, part standup routine, part book report, this site imagines what if we made animated musicals about the women of history and myth who refused to behave.
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Collection: Africans >
Nanny of the MaroonsLed colony of escaped slaves and protected them from the English using borderline supernatural abilities.
NitocrisWhen her brother was killed, this pharaoh took her time cooking up revenge.
Nzinga MbandeWhen the Portuguese took the throne from her, this Angolan queen made a new one: out of her own servant. She then fled to the jungle, conquered a tribe of cannibals, and waged war on the Portuguese for so long that they gave up and left.
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