Saturday, April 4, 2020

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‘So Much Black History’: Harriet Tubman to...

A museum honoring the life of abolitionist and trailblazer Harriet Tubman is slated to open next year in New Jersey, according to ABC News. The...

Hollywood Exec Claims Julia Roberts Could Reasonably...

Social media has erupted over a newly unveiled tidbit disclosed by the screenwriter of the recently-opened film "Harriet." According to Gregory Allen...

Group of Black Women Accuse New Orleans...

A group of Black women are speaking out after they say staffers at a New Orleans-area movie theater discriminated against them and later accused...

Residents Cry Gentrification after Boston Community Center...

A historic Boston community center named after Harriet Tubman is being forced to relocate as part of a multi-million dollar deal that would turn...

Nigerian-British Actress Cynthia Erivo Responds To Backlash...

Earlier this week, Nigerian-British actress Cynthia Erivo announced that she’ll be playing the role of Harriet Tubman in a movie about the American abolitionist. Right...

Nicki Minaj Gets Dragged to Shreds for...

Nicki Minaj compared herself to Harriet Tubman for her influence on today's music streaming and got dragged for it.  “All the queens I remember shook...

Treasury Dept. Won’t Commit to Making Tubman...

The Trump administration is dragging its feet on finalizing an Obama-era pledge to put abolitionist and civil rights legend Harriet Tubman on the $20...

Kanye West Blasted Yet Again After Comparing...

In his clarification of comments about slavery being a choice, Kanye West ignited another round of controversy when he compared himself to Harriet Tubman...

Baltimore Replaces Confederate Statue of Robert E....

https://twitter.com/TraceyWJZ/status/972544452760829954 Baltimore activists fought for the removal of a confederate statue from Wyman Park Dell and was successful. Now the portion of the park where...

Harriet Tubman Challenged Folks to Get On...

Harriet Tubman (circa 1820 — March 10, 1913) Harriet Tubman was born enslaved with the name Araminta around 1820. She changed her name around the...

Ivanka Trumps Gets Blasted for Black History...

https://twitter.com/IvankaTrump/status/959196134894907392 Ivanka Trump's tweet to commemorate Black History Month has sparked outrage from many Twitter users. She tweets "During #BlackHistoryMonth, we celebrate heroes like Harriet...

Mnuchin Won’t Say If He Wants Tubman...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is raising speculation that Harriet Tubman's future on the $20 bill could be in jeopardy. Mnuchin is avoiding...

Harriet Tubman Gets ‘Long Overdue’ Honor of...

The Harriet Tubman National Park has been officially established in Auburn, N.Y., in honor of the fearless Black abolitionist who led hundreds of enslaved...

Student Activist Leading Charge To Have Harriet...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1U-tNQl3eY&index=333&list=WL A University of Maryland student activist is leading the charge to add a statue of abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the State House lawn in...

5 Fearless Black Female Warriors Throughout History

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3wNMPaXofY&feature=youtu.be Yaa Asantewaa was the queen mother of the Edweso tribe of the Asante (Ashanti) in what is modern Ghana. She was an exceptionally brave...

Comedian Schools Racist Republicans Still Complaining About...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5lYMil1Tts&feature=youtu.be Comedian Samantha Bee sets Republicans outraged over Harriet Tubman being on the $20 bill straight on the Monday episode of her TBS show Full...

Ben Carson Wants U.S. to ‘Find Another...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P90HpXdbtV4 Former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson told Fox's Neil Cavuto that Harriet Tubman should not replace former President Andrew Jackson on $20 bill. In today's...

Black History: Excavation Uncovers Remains of Church...

The recent discovery of the British Methodist Episcopal Church — once the center of Black religious and political life in Toronto for over 100...

‘Notable Woman’ on $10 Bill: Will It...

By Manny Otiko Americans may soon be pulling stacks of Tubmans out of their wallets at the gas station. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said the...

Could Harriet Tubman Replace Andrew Jackson on...

Imagine the scene. You’re in the bank pulling out money for an important cash-only purchase and the teller hands you a stack of bills with...

10 Facts About Enslaved Africans in the...

The Lincoln administration struggled with the idea of authorizing the recruitment of Black troops, concerned that such a move would spark the border states...