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Cynthia Erivo is on a roll. Currently, she’s starring in the highly touted thriller, Bad Times at the El Royale, and will soon move on to filming Kasi Lemmons’ biopic on Harriet Tubman, playing the abolitionist herself.

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The British Tony, Emmy, and Grammy, winner Cynthia Erivo, who will star in an upcoming film about iconic abolitionist Harriet Tubman clapped back on an online critic unhappy with the decision, essence.com reports.    Earlier this week, Focus Features announced Erivo will portray Harriet Tubman in Harriet, which will depict Tubman’s historic escape from slavery […]

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The Trump administration is dragging its feet on finalizing an Obama-era pledge to put abolitionist […]

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More than 200 Baltimore residents, gathered on Saturday, March 10 to dedicate a section of a park to Harriet Tubman on the 105th anniversary of her death.

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Viola Desmond stood up for civil rights in Nova Scotia, Canada. And on Thursday, the late activist was honored during the rollout of a new $10 bill that features her image. Desmond’s sister, 91-year-old Wanda Robson, represented the leader’s legacy as the new currency was introduced to the public at the Halifax Central Library.   Canada’s Finance […]

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Thursday marks the beginning of Black History Month. For the next 28 days (and beyond), we will provide a daily dose of inspirational stories and videos to help explain the complex history of the black experience and black identity in America. Historian Carter G. Woodson and minister Jesse E. Moorland founded the Association for the […]

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  Aisha Hinds learned her best lesson about navigating Hollywood — at her first University of Miami home football game. After 15 years of working in the TV and film industry, Hinds has finally broken out. After her gripping portrayal of Harriet Tubman in WGN’s now-canceled Underground, Hinds is now co-starring as a firefighter in […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is raising speculation that Harriet Tubman’s future on […]

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First, Harriet Tubman got the $20 bill. Now, she’s got her own park! On Tuesday, Sally Jewell, the secretary of the interior, led the official signing ceremony to make the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park the 414th unit of the National Park System. Jewell was joined by U.S. Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York) and Charles […]

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Comedian Samantha Bee sets Republicans outraged over Harriet Tubman being on the $20 bill straight […]

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P90HpXdbtV4 Former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson told Fox’s Neil Cavuto that Harriet Tubman should […]

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By Manny Otiko Americans may soon be pulling stacks of Tubmans out of their wallets […]

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