Modern HERstory: Stories of Women and Nonbinary People

Modern HERstory: Stories of Women and Nonbinary People An inspiring and radical celebration ofwomen, girls, and gender nonbinary people who have changed and are still changing the world, from the Civil Rights Movement and Stonewall riots through Black Lives Matter and beyondWith a radical and inclusive approach to history, Modern HERstory profiles and celebrates seventy women and nonbinary champions of progressive social change in a bold, colorful, illustrated format for all ages Despite making huge contributions to the liberation movements of the last century and today, all of these trailblazers come from backgrounds and communities that are traditionally overlooked and under celebrated not just women, but people of color, queer people, trans people, disabled people, young people, and people of faith Authored by rising star activist Blair Imani, Modern HERstory tells the important stories of the leaders and movements that are changing the world right here and right now and will inspire you to do the same

10 thoughts on “Modern HERstory: Stories of Women and Nonbinary People Rewriting History

  1. Allison Allison says:

    This was such a treat to read Over 60 badass women nonbinary people predominately of color who have made an impact on the world past and present are profiled with beautiful illustrations and so much intentional intersectionality This would be an inspiring gift for a young person especially, though as a someone in my mid twenties, I learne

  2. Miss Susan Miss Susan says:

    things that make me happy the fact that blair imani is out here living her best life and contributing excellence to the world on the daily

  3. KC KC says:

    Just another great book profiling women who made a difference historically

  4. malak malak says:

    The people mentioned in the book are an inspiration i m so happybooks are being written about the people that history book usually leave out The people mentioned in the book are an inspiration i m so happybooks are being written about the people that history book usually leave out

  5. Melissa Lynn Melissa Lynn says:

    A must read

  6. emma emma says:

    While I didn t read all of it, I truly enjoyed what I did Compiled female centered biographies are very popular right now, but Modern Herstory makes a point to include nonbinary folks and predominantly woc I really loved the diversity, colorful art, and way the bios were divided up, including chapters like Laying the Groundwork and Mastering M

  7. Daria Marshall Daria Marshall says:

    4.5 starsThis was such a fun read and I really appreciated that the focus was on WOC, LGBTQ, and non binary people, especially given that most of the women who history never writes about books focus on white, straight ladies The illustrations were fantastic as well.

  8. Julia Julia says:

    y all are gonna be shook by this review but whatevs i wish i could have given this book a higher rating because the illustrations were gorgeous and the people in the book were interesting BUT i had some issues with it idk i didn t feel that the content of the book actualy matched the title and book description my impression of this book was wome

  9. ItsNasB ItsNasB says:

    Good intro to SJW topics that highlights women, girls and non binary people who played and or continue to play a role in positively and progressively changing the narrative and revolutionizing how we view and navigate the world An inclusive message was present in all the biographies, that I appreciated.

  10. Betsy Betsy says:

    Fantastic place to start when researching the powerful forces behind some of history s social rights movements I was so happy to discover that one of these powerful forces was from the city where I was born I have a lot of people and movements to educate myself on now.

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