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15 Past and Modern Day Female Activists of Our Time 
March 1, 2018
Since the beginning of its inception, women have dedicated their lives to shaping and transforming America into the country we see today. This week, we kick-off the celebration of Women’s History Month by paying homage to a few women of color, who have rallied for change both locally and nationally.  ... read more »
Black People in War and Struggle: The Mirror and Message of Malcolm X
February 22, 2018
Indeed, Malcolm reminds us that the rulers of this country talk of peace, but they continue to make war everywhere. ... read more »
Dialoging with DuBois on History: Preserving Memory, Maintaining Culture
February 8, 2018
Dialoging with DuBois on History: Preserving Memory, Maintaining Culture ... read more »
Becoming Our Black Selves Again: Righteously Being and Freeing Ourselves
November 16, 2017
And it will and must be a future forged in struggle, and self-consciously committed to human freedom, racial and social justice, world peace and ultimately the well-being and flourishing of the world and all in it. ... read more »
Smithsonian discusses plans for rare Tubman photo it bought
May 18, 2017
Officials at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture say a rare photograph of Harriet Tubman it recently bought at an auction could be displayed at her former upstate New York home. ... read more »
Aisha Hinds takes Hollywood by storm
April 17, 2017
Aisha Hinds is ebullient, alive, gifted and woke. Those distinctive attributes set her apart in Hollywood where displaying intelligence and political awareness is not often witnessed and often frowned upon when it does make that rare appearance. ... read more »
Harriet Tubman photo bought by Smithsonian, national library
April 5, 2017
Harriet Tubman photo bought by Smithsonian, national library ... read more »
New Photo of Harriet Tubman, What About Her $20?
February 10, 2017
“There’s no doubt in my mind about the provenance of the photo and that it is Tubman,” said Larson. ... read more »
Otherworldly But Of The World
February 2, 2017
Affectionately labeled a “real life super hero” by the creators, “Underground” WGN’s hit series introduces Harriet Tubman ... read more »
Loyola Marymount Launches the Harriet Tubman Press
August 17, 2016
The creation of this new imprint will be a new source for African-American literature and academic works ... read more »
Harriet Tubman’s Face on the New $20 Bill Is Priceless
May 18, 2016
She was the first woman to lead U.S. troops in wartime ... read more »
National Women’s History Museum Launches New Harriet Tubman Exhibit
April 28, 2016
The National Women's History Museum recently applauded the decision by U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to put abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the nation's $20 bill ... read more »
Child Watch: Recognizing All of America’s S/Heroes
April 28, 2016
Every day I wear a pair of medallions around my neck with portraits of two of my role models: Harriet Tubman and Sojourner Truth. As a child I read books about Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad. She and indomitable and eloquent slave woman Sojourner Truth represent countless thousands of anonymous slave women whose bodies and minds were abused and whose voices were muted by slavery, Jim Crow, segregation and confining gender roles throughout our nation’s history. Although Harriet Tubman could not read books, she could read the stars to find her way north to freedom. And she freed not only herself from slavery, but returned to slave country again and again through forests and streams and across mountains to lead other slaves to freedom at great personal danger. She was tough. She was determined. She was fearless. She was shrewd and she trusted God completely to deliver her, and other fleeing slaves, from pursuing captors who had placed a bounty on her life. ... read more »
Oprah rejoices as Harriet Tubman selected to be on $20 bill
April 28, 2016
``I love it,'' Oprah Winfrey shouted, pumping her fist in the air. There was no mistaking her feelings about Harriet Tubman being selected as the next face of the $20 dollar bill. ... read more »
California Legislative Black Caucus Issues Statement Praising New $20 Bill Featuring Harriet Tubman
April 28, 2016
SACRAMENTO – The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) today praised the United States Treasury Department for its announcement that Harriet Tubman, an African American abolitionist and humanitarian, will appear on a new version of the twenty dollar bill. ... read more »
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