I love that song, and the story of Harriet Tubman! Such a hero and inspiration she was to many people who were enslaved and treated like they were less than human. Thank you Nonnie for sharing this post!
There are 29 days in February this year and on day 22, I am just posting recognition of BLACK HISTORY MONTH. I’m going to share someone who inspires me greatly.
Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Ross, c. March 1822 – March 10, 1913) was an American abolitionist and political activist. Born into slavery, Tubman escaped and subsequently made some 13 missions to rescue approximately 70 enslaved people, including family and friends, using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad. During the American Civil War, she served as an armed scout and spy for the Union Army. In her later years, Tubman was an activist in the struggle for women’s suffrage.
Born a slave in Dorchester County, Maryland, Tubman was beaten and whipped by her various masters as a child. Early in life, she suffered…
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