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Jan 31, 2020

The hosts crown a new Queen of Caucasity at the start of the episode. Then Amanda jumps in with the story of Anna May Wong, the first Asian American Hollywood movie star. Rita follows with Dieynaba Sidibe, a Senegalese graffiti artist and slam poet whose work centers on women's rights.

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Jan 24, 2020

Things get personal at the top of the episode. Then Rita introduces Holocaust hero Yukiko Sugihara, the wife of Chiune, who helped more than 6,000 Jews out of Nazi territory. Amanda discusses the incredible life of Gertrude Jeannette, who was the first woman to get a motorcycle license and become a taxi driver, but...

Jan 17, 2020

Who cares about body hair? Not Rita or Amanda! Amanda introduces us to Margaret McFarland, a child psychologist whose scientific theories were broadcast into nearly every home in America for decades. Then Rita tells the tale of Susan LaFlesche Picotte, the first Native American woman to become a doctor.

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Jan 10, 2020

The hosts discuss the idea of sharing naked selfies with friends, then onto some badass women. Rita talks about Elizabeth Brim, a blacksmith who plays with femininity in her work. Amanda shares the adventurous story of Kate Warne, the first female detective in the United States, who once thwarted an effort...

Jan 3, 2020

Rita & Amanda kick off the episode reminiscing over childhood quirks. Then Amanda relays the fascinating tale of the first chef to be awarded six Michelin stars: Eugenie Brazier. Rita shares the story of Masako Katsura, a Japanese woman who took the billiards world by storm.

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