Harriet Tubman

July 14, 2014
Remembering your Pursuit of Happiness

This month, the United States celebrated its Independence Day with the usual fanfare, reflection, and fireworks. It’s an exciting time to think about the momentous event on July 4, 1776, when 47 men in Philadelphia signed the letter to British King George III declaring their independence. They pledged their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred […]

February 26, 2014
John Brown’s Raid on Harper’s Ferry

Black History continues by discussing one of the most important events in African American history: The Raid on Harper’s Ferry. While this is one of the most important events preceding the U.S. Civil War, it is often overlooked, diminished, or failed to discuss in many U.S. history books. This is a serious mistake! And it […]