She's definitely one of us, reading in bed. Eleanor of Aquitaine's tomb effigy in Fontevrault Abbey, France. One of the most powerful women of the middle ages, by the time of her death in 1204 she had been queen consort of both France and England.
The "war on her natural beauty" is a common topic nowadays, and black women seem to be taking a more active role in embracing and empowering their "natural" beauty.
Photos of the Week: 8/12–8/18
A Comfort Woman statue installed in a bus ahead of the 72nd Independence Day on August 14, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. The statue was originally erected in 2011 in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul and regarded as a symbol of the sex slaves forced to work by the Japanese Imperial Army during WWII.
Inside the Push for More Public Statues of Notable Women