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Harriet Tubman will be honored next year with the opening of a new museum in New Jersey. According to sources, the Harriet Tubman Museum will open July 19, 2020 and will be located next to the historic Macedonia Baptist Church in Cape May, a town where Tubman often worked. The exhibit will include items from […]

“It’s so much bigger than a performance,” Aisha Hinds says through tears to a circle of women journalists at the tail-end of a conference call. It’s less than a week before her historic embodiment of the iconic Harriet Tubman in an unprecedented one-hour episode of Underground.

Women’s History Month is winding down but the stars of Underground are still celebrating it. On the show this season, actress Aisha Hinds plays Harriet Tubman, the iconic woman who brought hundreds of slaves to freedom. Aisha talked about playing the role and other cast members share their favorite women of history. Check it out […]

This was by far the most violent episode of the entire series. From the domestic violence between Ernestine and Hicks to Rosalee trying to survive on the run to Angela Bassett‘s  impeccable, yet oddly demonic cameo, episode three was definitely intense. Let’s start at the beginning. Daniel (Bokeem Woodbine) is reading like a pro and although I […]

New York City's Swann Galleries will auction the newly discovered image of the heroic abolitionist on March 30.

A rare photo of Harriet Tubman, one of American most revered freedom fighters, has just surfaced in Auburn, N.Y., where she made her home after the Civil War.

The opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington is just days away and it still needs your help.

The ask for a statue of the abolitionist has been brought forth before but failed in 2012 and 2013.

Steve King hopes his addendum will be attached to a wider bill that addresses overall Treasury funding.

According to Richard Baird, an advisor for Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, the city of Flint might be $28 million short in funds to remove the old lead-contaminated water lines. On Friday, Baird said the budget has risen from $27 million to $55 million. “Where we have lead lines or other non-lead lines that are unsafe, they […]

Now that legendary singer Prince has passed on, many people are wondering who will inherit his fortune. Although the artist was very proactive about handling legal matters surrounding the rights to his music, there’s no word on whether he had a will. Prince never conceived any children, both of his parents have passed away, and he […]

The freedom fighter, abolitionist and former slave continues to be immortalized.