The Chicago police labeled her “more dangerous than a thousand rioters.” For almost 70 years, Lucy Parsons fought for the rights of the poor and disenfranchised in the face of an increasingly oppressive industrial economic system.
Ikeda Nagaoki (front row, left) was the head of the Second Japanese Embassy to Europe also called the Ikeda Mission, sent in by the Tokugawa shogunate to negotiate the cancellation of the open-port status of Yokohama
Ching Shih was a female pirate who lived in the the death of her pirate husband Shih took command of several hundred ships, extorting money throughout the South China Sea. Her Red Flag Fleet was feared from the Chinese coast to Malaysia.
Grace O'Malley was a century Irish warrior who led a horde of broadsword-swinging Vikings, Celts, and Scottish Highlanders in naval operations that dominated the coast of Ireland for decades. Known to her contemporaries as "The Pirate Queen of Connaught,"
White and black child-In 1863 and eight former slaves toured the northern states to raise money for impoverished African-American schools in New Orleans; four children with mixed-race ancestry and pale complexions.