Harriet Tubman

A statue honoring trailblazing abolitionist Harriet Tubman has risen in Maryland. The post Statue Honoring Trailblazer Harriet Tubman Rises In Maryland appeared first on NewsOne.

The Biden administration is looking to expedite getting abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the twenty-dollar bill. The decision to replace Andrew Jackson with Tubman on the note was set forth in 2016 and later stalled by the Trump administration. President Joe Biden has swiftly began cleaning up the mess left behind and moving forward with the country’s unfinished business.

The screenwriter of the film "Harriet" shared that when he first pitched the film in 1994, the white Oscar winner's name was suggested to play the Black icon.

Fans raved about Cynthia Erivo’s portrayal of Harriet Tubman when the trailer for the upcoming film hit the web a few days ago, but some critics are bashing the casting decision, since Erivo is of British descent.

We’ve read about Harriet Tubman’s inspirational story in history books and now her triumphant tale is coming to the big screen. Cynthia Erivo will star as the iconic freedom fighter in the upcoming film Harriet. According to the press release, Harriet will chronicle “her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity” as she “freed hundreds of slaves and […]

The film will be directed and co-written Kasi Lemmons, the Black woman behind Eve’s Bayou, Black Nativity and Talk to Me.

Tubman’s likeness on the $20 bill would mark the first time a Black person, let alone a Black woman, would appear on American currency.

The Harriet Tubman bill was reportedly set to be released in 2020 by the Obama Administration, but now, nope.

It's so obvious that this administration has a serious problem with strong Black women.