After a year of controversy, the city has narrowed down five options for a monument to the activist and abolitionist.
Newark residents were also invited to share their personal stories of liberation for a permanent audio piece that complements the sculpture.
“Nana Harriet risked life and limb to be free so that no one White person would benefit off her person. And now we have someone white benefiting off of her,” said artist Maisha Sullivan-Ongoza.
A small coin dated 1808 led archaeologists to identify the area as the former site of the plantation where Tubman lived before escaping enslavement in 1849.
Instead of that soul-crushing feeling I often experience after seeing a “Black struggle film,” Harriet sent me out of the theater feeling empowered.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture will display a new portrait of the legendary abolitionist that “adds significantly to what we know about this fierce abolitionist.”
After the Trump administration balked on plans to put the abolitionist on the $20 bill, Dano Wall took matters into his own hands.
A previously unrecorded photograph of the trailblazing abolitionist is going to auction later this month, and the Harriet Tubman Home historic site hopes to be the top bidder.
A new photograph of Harriet Tubman adds to the visual record of this renowned African American.
The president who signed the Indian Removal Act, which pushed thousands of indigenous people off their land through events like the Trail of Tears, and owned over 100 slaves, will finally get his own removal from his central place on the American $20 bill.