by Mia McKenzie
October 25, 2012
A couple of months ago, I started seeing these images going around on Facebook, of Frida Kahlo in various stages of nudity. They were being posted and re-posted by several people I like, awesome POCs whose admiration of Frida Kahlo I definitely share. But…
Marshall is disarmingly bright, well-versed in a cornucopia of divergent topics, from astrology to South Africa, and her apartment is littered with the detritus of a vigorously lived life: photographs, artifacts from her travels, piles of records (Lenny Bruce, Kurt Vile, Joy Division, New…
“In September 2008, Malalai Kakar was assassinated by the Taliban in Kandahar. A target for years she was shot dead in front of her home.
Malalai was the first female police officer in Kandahar since the ousting of the Taliban in 2001. Among her many distinguishing features, the pistol beneath the burka was one of the most notable.
Malalai helped countless women in one of the most dangerous provinces in Afghanistan. She risked every day for what she believed in and for that she paid with her life. She was a mother of six and a sister to many.”
Not sure this qualifies, but this is the only probable picture of Kate Warne, the first female detective. Not only was she the first detective, but she even went on to save the life of president elect Abraham Lincoln after uncovering a plot to assassinate him on the way to Washington D.C. to take office. She was best known for being a master of disguise, able to switch from Union soldier, to Southern debutante, to a harmless grandmother.