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By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
In the wake of social justice protests in 2020, Newark, NJ, decided to remove a statue of Christopher Columbus. Now, a new monument to abolitionist and legendary Underground Railroad conductor Harriet Tubman is in the works. The monument will be…
By Michael Hill
Biden press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday that the Treasury Department is taking steps to resume efforts to put the 19th century abolitionist leader on the $20 bill.
By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
The Underground Railroad’s most famous conductor, Harriet Tubman, is featured in a new film -- the first to share her story on the big screen. Director Kasi Lemmons and actress Cynthia Erivo, who stars as the title character in “Harriet,”…
By Amna Nawaz
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the delay in unveiling a $20 redesign had been prompted by the decision to redesign the $10 bill and the $50 bill first for security reasons.
During last year's campaign, Donald Trump praised Jackson, the nation's seventh president, for his "history of tremendous success" and said the decision to replace him with Tubman was "pure political correctness."…
By Erica R. Hendry, Iman Smith, Joshua Barajas, Laura Santhanam
before the latest chapter in the Russian investigation threatens to wrestle control of the 24-hour news cycle, here are five important stories that may not have shown up in your Facebook feed.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, President Trump moved to reshape American trade policy with a pair of executive orders, initiating a review of trade deficits and increasing the collection of duties on imports. Also, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned…
By Megan Thompson, Mori Rothman, Michael D. Regan
After Harriet Tubman, famed conductor of the Underground Railroad, rescued dozens of people from slavery and served in the Civil War, she settled down in the small city of Auburn in upstate New York and continued a life of service.
By Michael D. Regan
Following her missions on the Underground Railroad and service with the Union Army, Harriet Tubman began a new phase of her life in the central New York city of Auburn.
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