I’ll tell you what, there’s nothing like looking for an empowering Halloween costume to reinforce how underrepresented women are in history. No wonder the most creative outfit some people can put together is a skimpy dress and cat ears. Girls, let’s switch things up and dress as badass women in history. I’ve put together a short list of inspiring and fearsome females.
CHING SHIH: Chinese pirate queen
Ching Shih’s name struck terror in the hearts of those traveling the China Sea in the early 19th century. She had over 300 ships in her command, putting her in charge of 40,000 men. She challenged empires and was one of the world’s most powerful pirates. The British referred to her as “The Terror of South China.” She was cunning and ruthless. In fact, she worked her way up the chain of command to get to the position of power that she…
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