Modern HERstory: Stories of Women and Nonbinary People Rewriting History. Hardcover. Depicting 17 female and nonbinary heroes of history along with colorful illustrations to accompany their colorful lives, Modern Herstory not only dives into the ways these people changed the world, but also their lives before they were empowerment trend-setters. It's written by Blair Imani, a black queer American Muslim activist and an authority on diversity and inclusion. She writes stories on people famous for their activism and also people rarely heard about in the mainstream, including Winnie Harlow, Vilissa Thompson, fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, and many more.