Margarita Neri, a Mayan Indian from Quintana Roo who became a commander in Emiliano Zapata’s army during the Mexican revolution
Mari Pepa. 1942.Julio. No hay que ser atrevidos con las holas
War of the Roses. In case you ever need a quick reminder of who was who.
Malcolm X :)
Valentina Ramirez was the most famous of the "Adelitas" the women who took arms in the Mexican Revolution
Soldaderas were brave women who fought and helped in the revolution.
"If you hear the dogs, keep going. If you see the torches in the woods, keep going. If there’s shouting after you, keep going. Don’t ever stop. Keep going. If you want a taste of freedom, keep going." - Harriet Tubman. [Applies to many situations. More wonderful older women at https://www.pinterest.com/yrauntruth/grow-up-age-croning/ ]
Dahomey Amazon Female Warrior 1890
Anthony Rudolph Oaxaca Quinn was born on April 21, 1915, in Chihuahua, Mexico. He was of mixed ancestry; his mother, Manuela, was half-Indian and half-Mexican, while his father, Francisco, was half-Irish and half-Mexican. His parents had fought with Pancho Villa during the Mexican Revolution.