Harriet Tubman

“It’s so much bigger than a performance,” Aisha Hinds says through tears to a circle of women journalists at the tail-end of a conference call. It’s less than a week before her historic embodiment of the iconic Harriet Tubman in an unprecedented one-hour episode of Underground.

With photos of Harriet Tubman being few and far between, when a rare new photo of her surfaced it was a huge deal. While most photos depict Tubman as an elderly woman, a newly unearthed picture shows a much younger Tubman and was quickly acquired by the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History […]

A rare photo of Underground Railroad hero and 19th century abolitionist Harriet Tubman sold at a New York City auction for $162,500 Thursday.

This was by far the most violent episode of the entire series. From the domestic violence between Ernestine and Hicks to Rosalee trying to survive on the run to Angela Bassett‘s  impeccable, yet oddly demonic cameo, episode three was definitely intense. Let’s start at the beginning. Daniel (Bokeem Woodbine) is reading like a pro and although I […]

Even in this “golden age of Black television,” WGN America’s Underground, a series about slavery, is an unlikely hit. A series about slavery is one thing, but one about resisting slavery is quite another.

We will finally see Cynthia Erivo on the big screen, as the British talent will play Harriet Tubman in a new biopic.

New York City's Swann Galleries will auction the newly discovered image of the heroic abolitionist on March 30.

A rare photo of Harriet Tubman, one of American most revered freedom fighters, has just surfaced in Auburn, N.Y., where she made her home after the Civil War.

Federal parks officials held a signing ceremony and formally established the new Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in upstate New York, honoring the courageous abolitionist on Tuesday.

The opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington is just days away and it still needs your help.