Harriet Tubman

The Portland Mercury

Harriet Tubman Students Call on District to Address Staffing Crisis

Six weeks after Harriet Tubman Middle School teacher Bryan Chu was placed on leave, his students are still demanding that Portland Public Schools (PPS) return him to the classroom. Facing significant teacher absences, students added that the district address the staffing crisis at Harriet Tubman to their list of demands this week.

A Bookstore Owner Wants To Make Harriet Tubman Day A Federal Holiday

If the campaign is successful, the abolitionist will be the first woman to be honored with a federal holiday. Jeannine Cook, the owner of Philadelphia bookstore Harriett’s Bookshop, is spearheading efforts to make Harriet Tubman Day a federal holiday. Cook, who opened her store in February 2020, named it...

Actor Harry Lennix joins composer Timothy Adams for world premiere of Harriet Tubman-inspired music with Erie Philharmonic

The Philharmonic will present the world premiere of 'Harriet: Journey to Freedom' by composer Timothy Adams at the renovated Warner Theatre; 'The Blacklist' actor Harry Lennix narrates the piece, and saxophone virtuoso Steven Banks also will perform. John Chacona, Special to the Erie Times-News. USA TODAY NETWORK. Composer Timothy Adams...

Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom

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Maryland Governor Proclaimed 2022 as the Year of Harriet Tubman

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. - Maryland Governor, Larry Hogan, officially proclaimed 2022 as the year of Harriet Tubman in Maryland, as the state celebrates the 200th anniversary of Tubman's birthday. Educators in Somerset County are making it a priority to teach students about her legacy. With 2022 being the year of...

How Maryland is celebrating Harriet Tubman, reexamining her role in this year and beyond

Maryland is revisiting the history of Harriet Tubman following Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s decision to dedicate 2022 to the renowned Underground Railroad conductor, which many scholars say is an opportunity to inspire young people. “When it comes to the education curriculum, African American history is still marginalized,” said Chanel Compton, executive director of...