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Uplifting the Liberator, Harriet Tubman: Unmasking the Imposter, Harriet of Hollywood
November 21, 2019
Part 1.  The conversations and controversy surrounding the movie “Harriet” of Hollywood seems, at first sight, to be simply about Harriet Tubman, the liberator, the Harriet Tubman of history. But in a larger sense, it is about Black people, about: how we see ourselves; how we see our heroes and heroines; how we understand and honor our history, especially the history of the Holocaust of our enslavement; how we think and feel about male/female relations; and how we relate and respond to our oppression and our oppressor. And it’s about our willingness and ability to rightfully uplift Harriet Tubman, the Liberator, and unmask Harriet of Hollywood, the imposter, regardless of the seductive propaganda by the illusion-making, myth and money-producing enterprise we call Hollywood. ... read more »
Focusing on Freedom with Harriet Tubman: Enduring Advice on Relentless Resistance
November 14, 2019
Indeed, for her, freedom meant more than seeking and finding a comfortable place in oppression and letting those who would and could follow you. That is why, having escaped form enslavement, she could only feel free and happy for a brief while and was thus compelled to turn around and bring all she could out of bondage so that they could enjoy the collective and inclusive freedom both she and they needed. For she tells us that all the people she loved and knew and who suffered and longed for freedom were back in the belly of the beast, fighting daily against the deadening, debilitating and acidicly corrosive and erosive effects of the Holocaust of enslavement, and she was determined and duty-bound to liberate them. ... read more »
Watch Cynthia Erivo Perform ‘Stand Up’ in the New Music Video Written for the Film ‘Harriet’
November 8, 2019
“Stand Up,” the original song written by Joshuah Brian Campbell and the film’s lead actress, GRAMMY®, Tony® and Emmy® winner Cynthia Erivo, serves as the film’s anthem to one of America’s greatest heroes, Harriet Tubman. The film is in theaters now and the song “Stand Up” is available both digitally and on CD here. ... read more / watch video »
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Harriet Tubman a true American heroine (FILM REVIEW: ‘HARRIET’)
October 17, 2019
"HARRIET" directed by Kasi Lemmons a “must-see” cinematic experience ... read more »
HARRIET
October 17, 2019
Wendy's Window ... read more »
America is My Home
September 20, 2019
This year, as that date approached, I was listening to one of my all-time favorites, Luther Vandross's "A House Is Not A Home," when the question popped into my head: Do I consider America to be my home, or just my house? ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: September 17, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
September 17, 2019
  On this day in 1849, Harriet Tubman escaped enslavement in Maryland. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at BlackHistoryCards.com. ... read more »
Black365 releases Black History Cards
September 6, 2019
A recent study conducted by the Pew Research Center indicates that high school dropout rates for African Americans are declining; however, the African American dropout rate is still extremely high in comparison to other racial groups. One theory on why the African American dropout rate remains high is the problem of implicit bias. A recent Los Angeles Times article revealed that some educators, despite race, view African American students through a biased lens. This results in lowered expectations and lower academic performance. These lowered expectations occur as a result of educators and student not being informed about the significant accomplishments that African Americans have made around the globe. Some educators have a diminished view of students' potential. ... read more »
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National Congress of Black Women to Honor Shirley Chisholm at Annual Brunch
September 5, 2019
"Black women are awesome, but unfortunately, our true stories don't always make the news. Mrs. Chisholm was our founder along with many great women like Dr. C. DeLores Tucker, Dr. Lezli Baskerville, Dr. Mary Frances Berry, Dr. Dorothy I. Height, Mrs. Coretta Scott King, and the Honorable Alexis Herman," Williams said.  ... read more »
WATCH: HARRIET – Official Trailer of Iconic American Freedom Fighter Harriet Tubman
July 23, 2019
Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, HARRIET tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. ... read more / watch video »
U.S. Attempt to Erase Harriet Tubman
June 13, 2019
In the fantasy of White supremacy, traitors like Jefferson Davis and other Confederates are memorialized for being freedom fighters — the freedom of whites to own black human beings and work them to death — while a woman who risked her life time and again to free enslaved people is simply dismissed. Ignored. Erased. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 2, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
June 2, 2019
  On this day June 2, 1863, Harriet Tubman led soldiers on a raid in South Carolina that freed nearly 1,000 enslaved Africans. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Delays Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Until 2028, the Tubman 20 was to be Unveiled in 2020
May 22, 2019
Harriet Tubman / Steven Mnuchin  Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said today that designs for an updated $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman will be delayed by eight years.  ... read more »
Elijah Cummings and John Katko Shaheen Issue Bipartisan Statement Urging Trump Administration to Move Forward with Tubman on the $20
May 7, 2019
Washington, DC – Representative Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Representative John Katko (R-NY), and U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the authors of the Harriet Tubman Tribute Act of 2019, ... read more »
Beyond the Bondage of Plantation Politics: Crafting Our Own Presidential Platform
May 2, 2019
During both the Holocaust of enslavement and the era of segregation, leaving the plantation was a metaphor, mental process and actual practice of freedom. It was a freeing oneself mentally and physically, thinking freedom and then acting in ways that led to its achievement as did Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, Fannie Lou Hamer, Messenger Muhammad and countless others in their rejection of and resistance to enslavement and segregation. Clearly, it is rumored and reported in various official and unofficial send-outs and circles that we have all left the plantation and are all free. But today, regardless of official edited and embellished reports; images of mixed couples and company in TV commercials and movies; and our wishing and wanting to believe we are beyond its borders and bondage, the plantation and its politics remains with us. ... read more »
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