A rare photo of Harriet Tubman, one of America's most revered freedom fighters, has just surfaced in Auburn, N.Y., where she made her home after the Civil War.
Federal parks officials held a signing ceremony and formally established the new Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in upstate New York, honoring the courageous abolitionist on Tuesday.
Ever since I first learned how, I’ve loved to read. I read nearly anything and everything that crosses my path, from the back of a cereal box to weighty academic publications (if I can get through them!) If I had to pick a favorite genre, it would be autobiographies of famous people, but by no […]
According to Richard Baird, an advisor for Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, the city of Flint might be $28 million short in funds to remove the old lead-contaminated water lines. On Friday, Baird said the budget has risen from $27 million to $55 million. “Where we have lead lines or other non-lead lines that are unsafe, they […]
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will announce Wednesday that Harriet Tubman will replace former President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, Politico and Bloombergreported. Lew is also expected to announce that leaders of the movement to give women the right to vote will be on the back of the $10 bill. Alexander Hamilton will remain the […]
A pistol-packing sister who, in her lifetime, was hunted as a criminal in the South, served as a cook, spy and nurse during the Civil War, and led over 200 slaves to freedom is now the front-runner to be the first woman, and first African American, to appear on a US twenty dollar bill. The […]
Your potential replacement for Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill: Harriet Tubman http://t.co/4Mwo0A1h6vpic.twitter.com/hOuDuEFkQH — Wesley Lowery (@WesleyLowery) May 12, 2015 The face of revered abolitionist Harriet…
Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis will play Harriet Tubman in an HBO Films and Amblin TV production, EW has confirmed. The untitled project is based on…