Seward House Museum next door and the Harriet Tubman
Home nearby, two sites that pay tribute to our region's role in the abolition and women's rights movements.
I have begun a petition on the White House petitions site to ask that Harriet Tubman
, the personification of the love and importance of freedom, be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, by President Barack Obama," says Houston, whose latest film, RUNAWAY ISLAND, premiered at the American Black Film Festival in New York City.
HBO said Monday that the project is based on the biography "Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman
,'' by historian Kate Clifford Larson.
The abolitionist's inspirational life and legacy are the marker points along the Harriet Tubman
Underground Railroad Byway, a 125-mile two-day driving route through Maryland revealing her role in the pursuit of freedom for African Americans.
Conceivably, he could have been arrested for aiding Harriet Tubman
dared to fight for freedom when she was looked down for both her gender and race.
The Strength of Harriet Tubman
," a play by and for children, will be performed at 10:15 a.
and Sojourner Truth were key figures in the fight against slavery.
Ms Evans, whose visit is sponsored by the US Embassy, performed original story General Moses: Stories from the Life of Harriet Tubman
at the Ebrahim Al Arrayed House of Poetry, Manama, and took part in a coffee morning at the Diplomat Radisson SAS Hotel.
The life of historical figure Harriet Tubman
(Noir Records) is chronicled brilliantly in music as composer, librettist and bassist Marcus Shelby's original oratorio.
Rosa Parks, and Harriet Tubman
rounding out the top three.
Buckley wondered who in the world Harriet Tubman
was and, if she was more important than Stalin, why he had never heard of her.
Liverpool Hope University and the Harriet Tubman
Institute for Research on the Global Migrations of African Peoples, York University, are cosponsors.
At a reception held in his honor, Kadir Nelson, winner of the Illustrator Award for Moses: When Harriet Tubman
Led Her People to Freedom, said, "It is a tremendous thrill to be honored in this way.
In the 1800s, as the antislavery movement grew, we learned of the efforts of Harriet Tubman
and Frederick Douglas.