Harriet Tubman

Will Harriet Tubman Still Be on the $20 Bill? Trump Administration Won’t Say.

Surprise, surprise: Trump’s administration doesn’t have any updates regarding the progress of getting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill. On Tuesday, in …

Trump Administration

Harriet Tubman read by Tarana Burke by Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: The Podcast - Listen to music

Tarana Burke

Disrespect and the $20 Bill

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Re “Tubman on $20 Bill? Treasury Won’t Say” (news article, June 6):<p>The Trump Treasury’s refusal to commit to putting Harriet Tubman, a symbol of the continuing fight for civil rights, on the $20 bill is emblematic of the administration’s blatant disrespect for black women.<p>Black women …

Opinion

Treasury won't commit to putting Harriet Tubman on $20 bill

Black History

Crossing the Line to Freedom: A Musical Narrative

BLO and Castle of our Skins join forces to showcase the lives and stories of Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Martin Luther King Jr., and Paul …

Boston

Interlude 17 BasaBasa, Hermeto Pascoal, Shabaka & the Ancestors, Harriet Tubman, Cecil Taylor . . .

BasaBasa, Hermeto Pascoa l& ViceVersa, Shabaka & the Ancestors, Harriet Tubman, Cecil Taylor, Oldtoy, Cara Stacey, Rishii Chowdhury & Roopa Hanasar, …

Harriet Tubman

Student Films: 'The Silent Escape'

Casting "The Silent Escape," a short film set in the near future of 2040. The film's name is a coined term that serves as a metaphor for Harriet …

Harriet Tubman

Episode 2 Kanye, Slaves, Harriet Tubman, Peter Rosenberg + Funk Flex Beef

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Sen. Gillibrand is working on 'Bold & Brave' picture book

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is aiming for a young demographic.<p>The New York Democrat is working on her first picture book, "Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who …

Books

‘Timeless’ season finale exclusive clip: The Time Team meets Harriet Tubman

With the <i>Timeless</i> season finale just days away, the anticipation is real. Over the last two seasons, <i>Timeless</i> has taken the lives of history professor …

TV

Kanye West needs to study the life of Harriet Tubman before spouting off about her

Kanye West made headlines across the nation recently when he asked a seemingly reasonable question: “Why you gotta keep reminding us about slavery?” …

Black History

Kanye West’s Harriet Tubman tweets show how little we know about her history

I’m a Harriet Tubman historian. There’s a lot that West got wrong.<p>Kayne West’s recent foray into the minefield of cultural and historical wars has earned him a self-inflicted wound, to say the least.<p>“When you hear about slavery for 400 years ... for 400 years? That sounds like a choice,” said West …

Black History

Christine Horn Set To Portray Harriet Tubman In Season 2 Of TIMELESS On NBC

Christine Horn is set to star as Harriet Tubman in episode 9 of the hit television series, "Timeless" on NBC. "The General" will air on Sunday, May …

TV

Kanye West Tweets Fake Harriet Tubman Quote After Saying Slavery Was 'A Choice'

There's no evidence the activist said the quote, which reads, "I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves."<p>Kanye West tweeted a fake Harriet Tubman quote on Tuesday night, just hours after he told TMZ that slavery was “a choice.”<p>The quote …

Black History

Kanye West Slammed For Comparing Himself To Harriet Tubman — The Heroine Who Saved Slaves

After making controversial statements about slavery to TMZ, Kanye West tried to clarify by comparing himself to Harriet Tubman and using a …

Black History

The Harriet Tubman quote Fox & Friends praised Kanye for tweeting is totally fake

A nesting doll of derp.<p>On Tuesday’s edition of <i>Fox & Friends</i>, hosts highlighted Kanye West’s recent public embrace of President Trump and offensive …

Liberal View

Kanye West Rejects MLK, Malcolm X, Harriet Tubman: Certain Icons Are Too Far in the Past and Not Relate-able”

Home Celebrity Kanye West Rejects MLK, Malcolm X, Harriet Tubman: Certain Icons Are Too...<p>by - May 1, 2018 5:45 pm<p>0 1601<p>Kanye West is currently …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Kanye West: ‘I wanted to use Bitcoin when I saw Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill’

Former slave Harriet Tubman should not be on the $20 bill, according to rapper Kanye West.<p>In an interview with radio host Charlamagne tha God …

Black History

Kanye West Reveals Moment He Embraced Bitcoin: Ex-Slave Harriet Tubman Was Catalyst

Kanye West is a closet bitcoin bull who's on board with the edgy cryptocurrency revolution.<p>Music icon Kanye West is a closet bitcoin bull who said …

Black History

FACT CHECK: Did Harriet Tubman Say 'I Freed a Thousand Slaves'?

CLAIM<p>Harriet Tubman said: "I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves."<p>RATING<p>ORIGIN<p>Interest in …

Black History

Senator to Treasury: Don’t Delay the Harriet Tubman $20 Bill

The Obama team’s plan to put civil rights and women's icons on money as early as 2020 could be delayed under the Trump administration.<p>Sen. Jeanne …

Black History

What Happened to the Plan to Put Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill?

When a Harriet Tubman scholar found out in 2016 that the abolitionist she studied for decades was going to be the new face of the $20 bill, she cried.<p>…

Black History

The Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Plan Has Been Put on the Back Burner

Harriett Tubman won’t be in your wallet anytime soon.<p>Despite a 2016 announcement that the abolitionist would be the new face of the $20 bill, the …

Trump Administration

Harriet Tubman: Death or Liberty

Harriet Tubman, abolitionist; NYPL Dig<i>ital Collections, Image ID: psnypl_scg_383</i><i>"There are two things I’ve got a right to, and these are, Death or</i> …

Black History

@Tubman’s_Rock

<i>after Nanni Balestrini</i><p><i></i> “I just wanted the world to see <i></i><br>what they did to my baby” <i></i> <br>—Mamie Till<p>$[0]<p>They tied up Till (steal away) <br>likely to kill just …

Black History

Dallas can take a spiritual journey with opera star Kathleen Battle in June

Legendary opera star and five-time Grammy Award-winner Kathleen Battle is coming to Dallas on June 28. She'll be performing a program of traditional …

The Arts

"Freedom Train" Pulls Into Center For The Arts

The Community Cultural Committee of Northeastern Connecticut and Theaterworks USA! brought the story of Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad …

Black History

Kings and Judges: Balogun Ojetade’s Moses: The Chronicles of Harriet Tubman

In February of 2016, Fantastic Stories of the Imagination published an essay by me called “A Crash Course in the History of Black Science Fiction.” …

Books

Her Dream Deferred: Black Women Convene In D.C. To Explore Our Status In America

On a weeknight inside Google’s high tech offices in the nation’s capital, a few dozen women and girls assembled to explore the legacy of Harriet …

Black History

'Dimensions Dance Theater' Celebrates 45 Years In Oakland

Oakland’s Dimensions Dance Theater is celebrating its 45th anniversary with Kick High, Turn Fast, two evenings that celebrate social justice and …

Black History