An inspiring and radical birthday party of 70 ladies, ladies, and gender nonbinary individuals who have modified–and are nonetheless converting–the sector, from the Civil Rights Motion and Stonewall riots via Black Lives Subject and past.

With a thorough and inclusive technique to historical past, Modern HERstory profiles and celebrates seventy ladies and nonbinary champions of revolutionary social modification in a daring, colourful, illustrated structure for every age. Regardless of making large contributions to the liberation actions of the ultimate century and nowadays, all of those trailblazers come from backgrounds and groups which might be historically lost sight of and below-celebrated: now not simply ladies, however other people of colour, queer other people, trans other people, disabled other people, younger other people, and other people of religion. Authored by means of emerging megastar activist Blair Imani, Modern HERstory tells the vital tales of the leaders and actions which might be converting the sector proper right here and at the moment–and can encourage you to do the similar.