Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth
MARCH 16, 2017
During her reign over the Ndongo and Matamba Kingdoms of Angola in the 17th century, she fought against the slave trade and European influence and paved the way for a centuries-long resistance movement that would ultimately win Angola its independence in 1975. She took an active role in the independence movement aimed at relinquishing Ottoman rule over Greec e, investing her own fortune into securing arms, ships, and otherwise equipping the soldiers under her command. she·ro (pl.