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Tubman spent part of her childhood in the cabin before escaping slavery and leading others to freedom on the Underground Railroad.
Trump's administration had stalled the plans to unveil a bill featuring the famous abolitionist.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced that the new administration will take steps to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 dollar bill.
Rapper Kanye West ranted about the Underground Railroad conductor Harriet Tubman, claiming she never actually freed slaves.
President Trump has proposed a monument featuring 30-plus figures from American history, at a time when many Americans are grappling with tributes to controversial icons of the past.
The card from OneUnited Bank shows the legendary abolitionist making a cross-armed gesture that clearly has multiple meanings.
The "Harriet" star is the only Black actor nominated in the acting categories for the 2020 Oscars.
And when it was pointed out that Tubman was Black, the executive offensively dismissed the concern.
The director discusses the Cynthia Erivo backlash and why we need more films that deal with slavery.
The British actor had not been a popular choice, especially considering past comments about American Blacks.
Local residents are protesting the sale while the nonprofit that owns it says selling it is crucial for its survival.
Cynthia Erivo stars as Tubman in "Harriet," which also features appearances by Janelle Monáe and Leslie Odom Jr.
Democrats held a press conference to urge Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to fulfill plans to put abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the $20 note.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said last month the new bill had been delayed until 2026, frustrating those hoping it would be unveiled this year.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the delay “an insult,” and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has requested a probe into the Treasury Department’s decision.
"Extensive work was well underway” on the design when the Treasury secretary said it wouldn’t be distributed until 2028, The New York Times reported.
"Her unbelievable acts of heroism, courage and sacrifice have more than earned her rightful place among our nation’s most pivotal leaders.”
Mnuchin said he's too focused on counterfeiting to celebrate an African American woman's contributions to the country. That argument doesn't make sense.
States are trying to capitalize on the 50th anniversaries of many civil rights milestones.
The rapper tied herself to the legendary abolitionist while griping that her new album, “Queen,” came in at only No. 2.