Butt-kicking women of color on big screen

To coincide with the release of Rihanna’s new action film Battleship, theGrio has compiled a list of our favorite bada** big screen females. From the blaxploitation starlets Pam Grier and the lateTamara Dobson, to 80s icons Grace Jones and Tina Turner and finally we wind up with more modern personalities. Check out the slideshow before to see if your favorite made the list.