For decades, Dawoud Bey has been considered one of the country’s foremost street photographers, known for capturing the everyday lives of black Americans with a deep intimacy. Recently, Bey has shifted his focus to the historical, with an exploration of…
By Jeffrey Brown, Jaywon Choe
The Slave Societies Digital Archive has documented the lives of approximately 6 million free and enslaved Africans, their descendants, and the indigenous, European and Asian people with whom they interacted.
By Jane Landers, The Conversation
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 Megan Thompson, Mori Rothman, 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.
By Michael D. Regan
By Gretchen Frazee
Delaware’s governor on Monday posthumously pardoned a man convicted of helping slaves escape along a portion of the Underground Railroad.
As famine grips North Korea, some are choosing to make a difficult journey to Thailand through a modern-day underground railroad. John Sparks of Independent Television News reports.
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