Harriet Tubman

MIAMI, March 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — OneUnited Bank, the largest Black owned bank in America, will air “The Unveiling: The Story Behind the Harriet Tubman Card” on March 10th at 6 PM EST in celebration of Harriet Tubman Day. The recent criticism over the OneUnited Bank limited-edition Harriet Tubman Card presents an important opportunity for a conversation about Harriet Tubman’s economic empowerment legacy. In 1858, Harriet Tubman bought her […]

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — OneUnited Bank, the largest Black owned bank in America, introduces the new limited-edition Harriet Tubman Card in celebration of Black History Month. Harriet Tubman not only escaped slavery, she made nineteen missions to bring 300 others, including family and friends, to freedom. She also served as an armed scout for the Union Army […]

DALLAS (PRWEB) January 9, 2020 — African Americans have a long history in their devotion to address the needs of children in the education sector. From freedom fighter pioneer, Harriet Tubman to Marian Wright Edelman, African American women provided a blueprint of how to gather and propel movements in communities to change the face of […]

“It’s so much bigger than a performance,” Aisha Hinds says through tears to a circle of women journalists at the tail-end of a conference call. It’s less than a week before her historic embodiment of the iconic Harriet Tubman in an unprecedented one-hour episode of Underground.

With photos of Harriet Tubman being few and far between, when a rare new photo of her surfaced it was a huge deal. While most photos depict Tubman as an elderly woman, a newly unearthed picture shows a much younger Tubman and was quickly acquired by the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History […]

A rare photo of Underground Railroad hero and 19th century abolitionist Harriet Tubman sold at a New York City auction for $162,500 Thursday.

Even in this “golden age of Black television,” WGN America’s Underground, a series about slavery, is an unlikely hit. A series about slavery is one thing, but one about resisting slavery is quite another.

We will finally see Cynthia Erivo on the big screen, as the British talent will play Harriet Tubman in a new biopic.

A rare photo of Harriet Tubman, one of American most revered freedom fighters, has just surfaced in Auburn, N.Y., where she made her home after the Civil War.

The letter reflected on how President Obama’s daughters have gracefully come into their own over the past eight years and it provided advice on how to adjust to life after living in the White House.

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.

The opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington is just days away and it still needs your help.