Harriet Tubman

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United States abolitionist born a slave on a plantation in Maryland and became a famous conductor on the Underground Railroad leading other slaves to freedom in the North (1820-1913)


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As a result of this initiative led by New Yorkers on June 10, 2000, Harriet Tubman is now NANA Harriet Ross Tubman Davis, QUEEN MOTHER of Freedom.
On August 15, 2005, a street in Aburi, Ghana fronting the home of Nana Osei Boakye Yiadom II, was named in honor of the great Underground Railroad conductor, Nana Harriet Ross Tubman Davis.
What made the odds tolerable, or at least debatable, was the woman singing the song, Harriet Ross Tubman, She had escaped from slavery in this very area and had returned five times to lead out some 300 slaves.