Afro History Today in Afro History ! Harriet Tubman leads over 100 Union Solders in the Combahee River Raid, which freed over 700 slaves in 1863 ! written by Marc Alexander June 2, 2020 Harriet Tubman, full-length portrait, seated in chair, facing front, probably at her home in Auburn, New York (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Notice published in the Cambridge Democrat (1849), offering a reward for the return of Harriet Tubman and her two brothers (Photo credit: Wikipedia) A map of four key locations in the life of Harriet Tubman (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Harriet Tubman (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Michael Jordan sets NBA record with 63 points in a Playoff game in 1986 ! Harriet Tubman starts working with the Underground Railroad in 1853 !Today in Afro History ! The Democratic Republic of the Congo is renamed Zaire in 1971 ! St. Vincent and the Grenadines gains independence from the United Kingdom in 1979 !Pilot killed in Hudson River small plane crashToday in Afro History ! The Workers Party of Jamaica is founded by Trevor Munroe in 1978 !Today in Afro History ! The Republic of Botswana gains its independence from the United Kingdom in 1966 !Today in Afro History ! Booker T. Washington receives honorary degree from Harvard University in 1896 ! Today in Afro History ! Harriet Tubman leads over 100 Union Solders in the Combahee River Raid, which freed over 700 slaves in 1863 ! was last modified: May 1st, 2020 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Educator/Activist, Cornel West ! Actor, Dennis Haysbert ! Soccer player, Freddy Adu ! Comedian, Wayne Brady ! Singer, Leela James ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer/Actress, Josephine Baker ! Singer, Curtis Mayfield ! Singer, Denise Williams ! NBA player, Al Horford ! NBA player, Otto Porter ! Dr, Charles R. Drew ! You may also like Today in Afro History ! Benjamin O.... May 22, 2020 Trump denies advance knowledge of son’s meeting... July 27, 2018 Demi Lovato Reportedly Hospitalized After Apparent Heroin... July 24, 2018 Shinnia Porteous on a mission to stay... June 28, 2015 Watch Chloe Kim Rap Cardi B's Part... July 19, 2018 Rapper Turned Politician Defends His Hardcore Lyrics... July 10, 2018 What to know about Sunday's BET Awards June 23, 2018 En Vogue Is Back with a New... March 29, 2018 Demanding Answers: Kips Bay Neighbors Say Gushing... July 26, 2017 Rising Brooklyn Rapper Jesus Honcho Drops '7... July 17, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.