Harriet Tubman's gravestone is seen at Fort Hill Cemetery in Auburn, N.Y.

National Park Dedicated to Life and Work of Harriet Tubman

by #teamEBONY

Federal parks officials have declared the burial place of abolitionist Harriet Tubman and sites in upstate New York where she lived and worked, a... Read More

Keep Harriet Tubman – and all women – off the $20 bill

Why Harriet Tubman on the $20 Might Not be the Best Idea

by The Washington Post

On one hand, replacing the face of Andrew Jackson – a man whose wealth was made on the backs of enslaved Black people –... Read More

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL:
This Week in Politics

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL:
This Week in Politics

by Zerlina Maxwell

Let’s take another look at the political week that was… ●      Over 500 people have died during the most recent clashes in Egypt.  President... Read More

[BEAUTIFUL STRUGGLER]
Russell, You Let Harriet Tubman Down

[BEAUTIFUL STRUGGLER]
Russell, You Let Harriet Tubman Down

by Jamilah Lemieux

The most famed "conductor" of the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman is said to have worked to free no less than 300 enslaved Africans from... Read More

Russell Simmons apologizes, pulls controversial Harriet Tubman ‘sex tape’ from YouTube

Russell Simmons Apologizes for Harriet Tubman Sex Tape

by #teamEBONY

Early Thursday, Russell Simmons issued an apology for a parody Harriet Tubman “sex tape” video released hours earlier on his new All Def Digital... Read More

Harriet Tubman

Obama Honors Harriet Tubman

by #teamEBONY

President Barack Obama's designation Monday of a new national monument to Harriet Tubman, who escaped slavery on a Dorchester County plantation in 1849, then... Read More

The Legend of Harriet Tubman

The Legend of Harriet Tubman

by The Root

In 1849, a young woman hurried along a path cutting through a marsh in Poplar Neck, Md., near the town of Preston. She was... Read More