WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 25: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (2nd-L) gestures as he stands next to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, prior to U.S. President Barack Obama signing a bill designating the First State Monument, in Delaware, a National Monument, during a bill signing ceremony in the Oval Office at the White House on March 25, 2013 in Washington, D.C. President Obama signed a series of bills designating five new National Monuments, including, Rio Grande del Norte in New Mexico, the First State Monument in Delaware, the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad in Maryland, the Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers in Ohio and the San Juan Islands in Washington.
It's strange to have people telling me that this was such a powerful act of kindness and using words like 'humanity,’ ... When I hear words like that I think of Harriet Tubman and saving people's lives. I don't consider myself a hero. I just did what I knew was right and what I was supposed to do.
John Brown, before his raid on Harper’s Ferry, Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglas, and Sojourner TruthMore quotes »
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Guest Viewpoints: Guest Viewpoint: Tubman site should be national park
On May 17, members of the community, local churches and Congress gathered along with city officials in Auburn on the grounds of the Harried Tubman historical site to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Tubmans death. Since the mid-1800s, our area has pl from The Star-Gazette Read more »
Introducing E.W. Jackson, The Republican Party's Newest "Black Folks Are on Plantation" Political Race Minstrel
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Harriet Tubman’s Web quest Describe Harriet Tubman’s childhood. What was one of her jobs as a child? How did she get a scar on her head? Harriet Tubman’s job as a child was a nursemaid for a small baby. She got the scar on her head when she refused to pu from OpPapers.com Read more »
What to know before you go see Becoming Harriet Tubman
When travelers on Highway 17 cross the Combahee River (the "C" in ACE Basin) south of Charleston, they're likely to notice the large sign dedicating the bridge to abolitionist and Underground Railroad "conductor" Harriet Tubman. What few motorists likely from Charleston City Paper Read more »
Memorial Day: Losing the Memories
I’ve been looking for years for someone that could do my dad’s story justice. He doesn’t think he’s a hero, but he is to us, his family. Every day nearly 2,000 WWII & Korean War Vets pass away. Of the 21 million that served in those two wars, barely 3 mi from PRWeb Read more »