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Armstrong speaks to the Hill about new Harriet Tubman film

December 9, 2019

The Hill

Douglas V. Armstrong

Douglas V. Armstrong

Harriet Tubman is heralded for saving dozens of slaves in the mid-1800s. Douglas Armstrong, professor and chair of anthropology, says she not only freed herself but went back time and time again to free others. "That, in itself, is remarkable," he says. "But there is a chapter two which probably had more impact." Tubman advocated for the education of African-American girls, housing for aging African Americans, and women’s right to vote. Read more in the Hill article "New Harriet Tubman movie is changing perceptions of an American icon." 12/09/19

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