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Mary Elizabeth Bowser: A Union Military Spy In The Southern Confederate...

AFRICANGLOBE - The story of Mary Elizabeth Bowser is one of intrigue and espionage during the U.S. Civil War. She is among a number of Black women who served as spies for the Union. The most well-known Union spy is Harriet Tubman, who worked in South Carolina and Florida.

Hands Off Harriet Tubman!!

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.

Black America: Abortion Destroys Our Dignity

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.

Russel Simmons Apologizes for Sickening “Harriet Tubman Sex Tape”

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."

Harriet Tubman and the Combahee River Raid

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

Are Guns Necessary? Araminta Harriet Ross Would Say ‘Yes’ And So...

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.

4 Amazing Black Women They Don’t Tell You About in School

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.

Love & Hip Hop Sk*nk Denigrates Harriet Tubman on Television

The Love & Hip Hop Atlanta Reunion Show last night might just represent the lowest, ugliest, most sickening moment in television history. In belittling another...

Claiming to Be Like Harriet Tubman Doesn’t Make It So Allen...

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.