Harriet Tubman

Born into slavery in Maryland around 1820, Harriet Tubman escaped to freedom in the North in 1849 to become the most famous “conductor” on the Underground Railroad. Tubman risked her life to lead hundreds of family members and other slaves from the plantation system to freedom on this elaborate secret network of safe houses. A leading […]

With photos of Harriet Tubman being few and far between, when a rare new photo of her surfaced it was a huge deal. While most photos depict Tubman as an elderly woman, a newly unearthed picture shows a much younger Tubman and was quickly acquired by the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History […]

A rare photo of Underground Railroad hero and 19th century abolitionist Harriet Tubman sold at a New York City auction for $162,500 Thursday.

We will finally see Cynthia Erivo on the big screen, as the British talent will play Harriet Tubman in a new biopic.

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 America's most revered freedom fighters, has just surfaced in Auburn, N.Y., where she made her home after the Civil War.

Federal parks officials held a signing ceremony and formally established the new Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in upstate New York, honoring the courageous abolitionist on Tuesday.

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.

Harriet Tubman has been very busy over the last couple of weeks.

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 […]