Baltimore Renames Former Confederate Site in Honor of Harriet Tubman

Baltimore Renames Former Confederate Site in Honor of Harriet Tubman

by Christina Santi   Mar 12, 2018

A portion of Baltimore’s Wyman Park Dell that was once the site of two Confederate statues was renamed, Harriet Tubman Grove. The rededication took... Read More

Rare Photo of Harriet Tubman to Be Displayed at African-American Museum

Rare Photo of Harriet Tubman to Be Displayed at African-American Museum

by Christina Santi   Mar 07, 2018

In an announcement on Tuesday, The Library of Congress revealed that it has digitized and conserved a rare photo of Underground Railroad conductor Harriet... Read More

Women’s March Protestor Tried it by Placing P**sy Hat on Harriet Tubman Statue

Women’s March Protestor Tried it by Placing P**sy Hat on Harriet Tubman Statue

by Zahara Hill   Jan 22, 2018

Saturday’s women march in New York City marked the second coming of last January’s universal demonstrations initiated by the Women’s March on Washington which protested the... Read More

Photos

[Black Lens] SXSW Heats Up, March Goes Mad, Winter Strikes Back, The Week in Photos

by #teamEBONY   Mar 17, 2017

This week’s events in photos were a sign that Spring is around the corner, although it might not necessarily feel like it. Starting last... Read More

Steve King

A Short List of Rep. Steve King’s Most Volatile Remarks

by #teamEBONY   Mar 15, 2017

Iowa Rep. Steve King has been in the news recently because of racially charged comments that he not only made about immigration, but doubled... Read More

Harriet Tubman

Legacy of Harriet Tubman Preserved at New Center in Maryland

by Donna Owens   Mar 14, 2017

Nearly two centuries after the famous abolitionist Harriet Tubman was born on a Maryland plantation, a new historical site bearing her name has opened to... Read More

Women Globally Set Out to Walk Like Harriet Tubman

Women Globally Set Out to Walk Like Harriet Tubman

by LaShieka Hunter   Mar 09, 2017

On March 10 and 11, a movement will be taking place. Literally. Thousands of Black women and girls across the world will gather to... Read More

Foundation Raises Funds to Save Photo of Harriet Tubman

Foundation Raises Funds to Save Photo of Harriet Tubman

by #TeamEbony   Mar 06, 2017

The Harriet Tubman Home is on a mission to preserve the legacy of its namesake, abolitionist and Civil War spy Harriet Tubman, after a newly discovered... Read More

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   Jan 10, 2017

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   May 14, 2015

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