44. The Wasps. They were a group of women who flew aircrafts for the U.S. during WWII. Their duties were always aviation based, but they did pretty much anything in that field that the military wanted at any time. They were all well-trained pilots but were still not allowed to be considered part of the military when it came to benefits. This meant that they got hand-me-down uniforms from male personal and weren’t treated with the same respect. Even better yet, en had to learn to fly one or two specific aircrafts, while these women learned how to fly almost all the different types at the time, and every one had different instrument panels and such. And only in 1977 did the women who served get considered veterans and got veteran honors. I highly recommend reading about them.
45. Motherfucking Ida B. Wells. This badass bitch pulled a Rosa Parks 71 years earlier by refusing to move to another train car when they ordered her to.
When black people were getting lynched, she called out those racist cowards with her journalism saying truth like “Nobody in this section of the community believes that old threadbare lie that Negro men rape white women. If Southern men are not careful, a conclusion might be reached which will be very damaging to the moral reputation of their women.”
When women were trying to get the vote, they tried to tell her to march at the back but you can take a guess on whether or not she listened to them.