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Entertainment
And when it was pointed out that Tubman was Black, the executive offensively dismissed the concern.
Entertainment
The director discusses the Cynthia Erivo backlash and why we need more films that deal with slavery.
Entertainment
The British actor had not been a popular choice, especially considering past comments about American Blacks.
Black Voices
Local residents are protesting the sale while the nonprofit that owns it says selling it is crucial for its survival.
Entertainment
Cynthia Erivo stars as Tubman in "Harriet," which also features appearances by Janelle Monáe and Leslie Odom Jr.
Politics
Democrats held a press conference to urge Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to fulfill plans to put abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the $20 note.
Politics
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said last month the new bill had been delayed until 2026, frustrating those hoping it would be unveiled this year.
Politics
Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the delay “an insult,” and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has requested a probe into the Treasury Department’s decision.
U.S. News
"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.
Politics
"Her unbelievable acts of heroism, courage and sacrifice have more than earned her rightful place among our nation’s most pivotal leaders.”
Politics
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.
Black Voices
States are trying to capitalize on the 50th anniversaries of many civil rights milestones.
Black Voices
The rapper tied herself to the legendary abolitionist while griping that her new album, “Queen,” came in at only No. 2.
Entertainment
There's no evidence the activist said the quote, which reads, "I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves."
Black Voices
The ceremony was held on the 105th anniversary of the famed abolitionist's death.
Black Voices
GirlTrek members are walking from eastern Maryland to Delaware in five days.
Politics
Students often get only a superficial view of the atrocity that built the country, a new study finds.
Women
"Strong girls need to be writing strong pieces about other strong women in our communities."
Politics
Donald Trump previously called the move to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill “pure political correctness.”