How Did Harriet Tubman Become a Legend?

100 Amazing Facts About the Negro: The myths about her reflect as much about us as they do about her.

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100th Anniversary of Harriet Tubman's Death: Other Female Abolitionists

A hundred years after the American hero's death, we highlight other women who fought slavery.

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