Fab New Photo Of Harriet Tubman & 10 Amazing But Little Known Facts About Her Life

Speaking of Underground, here are some Fun Facts about Harriet Tubman from the Blackmail4u blog. (I believe Harriet adopted a baby girl too named Gertie)

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harriet-tubman-younger Harriet Tubman (1819?-1913) She is believed to be between 43-46 years old in this photo

A newly discovered photo of a “younger” Harriet Tubman (1819? – 1913) is getting lots of publicity in the media! The photo was discovered among other pictures belonging to a deceased friend of Tubman’s.  It is estimated that Tubman is in her early to mid 40’s in the picture.  Her photo along with 44 other photos will be auctioned on March 30 by Swann Galleries.  The photo was likely taken just after the Civil War.  Tubman was then residing in Auburn, NY on land that would later become the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park.

Tubman also made the news in 2016 after it was announced that her image would be added to the $20 bill beginning in 2030 replacing, President Andrew Jackson. While many of us are familiar with Tubman’s bravery and heroism in…

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I Freed a Thousand Slaves

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Don’t get it twisted, Harriet is not to be honored by a $20 bill. A bill she probably never seen in her life. The same paper they put her on they would deny her descendants their 40acres and a mule. On the physical it is mockery put in place to fuel a racial fire that’s already burning. However, what is used for evil can also be used for good. Tubman was a hero because she saved lives. Who is more beautiful than someone who put her life on the line for others? This is deeper than we know. She’s on the $20 bill. Two. Double. Done again. What has been done before will be done again.  And so, let the Tubman’s rise and the second age of The Underground begin.