Harriet Tubman. You gotta admit, she was a bad ass. She could've just escaped and stay safely in the north. But no, this chick right here went back and guided others to freedom. They should make a movie about this woman and not some cheapo BET crap, but a real movie. Someone make it happen.
"I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.”-Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Harriet Ross; 1820 – March 10, 1913) African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War.
Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Ross; c. March 1822 – March 10, 1913) was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian and Union spy during the American Civil War. After escaping from slavery, into which she was born, she made 13 missions to rescue more than 70 slaves using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad. She later helped John Brown recruit men for his raid on Harpers Ferry, and in the post-war era struggled for womens suffrage
I didn’t know, did you know®…Today marks the first day of African American History Month! Throughout the month of February, the National Women’s History Museum will be highlighting different African American women. Today we revere Harriet Tubman, whose fearless determination led countless enslaved African Americans to freedom and inspired others to do the same. On this day in 1978, Tubman was also featured on the first postage stamp to honor an African American woman.