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AFRICANGLOBE - There seems to be some confusion concerning our beloved Warrior Ancestor Harriet Tubman. Last week on social media I noticed ,what I thought was the worst joke in world, talk about putting Harriet Tubman on the 20 dollar bill! Naw…. Was my immediate reaction because as I stated I thought it was a joke.
AFRICANGLOBE - Black women are three times more likely to abort than those of any other race. Black teenage abortion rates are more than double the national average. Around one thousand more black children are dead every day from abortion. Sixteen million black children have been killed since 1973 in the U.S. alone. Forty percent of black pregnancies end in abortion. Abortion is the leading cause of death in black America.
AFRICANGLOBE - Russell Simmons' newly launched All Def Digital channel on YouTube has already encountered a bump in the road. The Def Jam co-founder has pulled a controversial comedy video titled "Harriet Tubman Sex Tape" from his new property after his "buddies from the NAACP called."
AFRICANGLOBE - One hundred and fifty years ago, on June 2, 1863, Union forces led by Harriet Tubman and Col. James Montgomery engaged in a daring and wildly successful raid up the Combahee River in South Carolina. The Combahee River Raid crippled local Confederate infrastructure, liberated 756 enslaved Blacks, and earned Tubman well-deserved accolades
AFRICANGLOBE - Some 100 years after her death, Araminta Harriet Ross is finally getting her props. You know Ross better as Harriet Tubman, that bold sister who escaped from slavery in Dorchester County, Md., and returned – 19 times, by some accounts – to lead other enslaved Africans north and to freedom.
AFRICANGLOBE - As with Black History Month, the focus on already well-known figures has been an ongoing criticism of Woman’s History Month. When it comes to Black women, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Ida B. Wells and Rosa Parks are on repeat.
The Love & Hip Hop Atlanta Reunion Show last night might just represent the lowest, ugliest, most sickening moment in television history.In belittling another...
If West is determined to be the “modern-day Harriet Tubman,” he has his work cut out for him. Because right now, with the influx of the Tea Party people, it’s doubtful that many black people will follow him into Republican land.