Tag: activist

A profile of Harriet Tubman’s life covering her childhood, the events that motivated her to escape from slavery, her life after escaping to freedom, time as a conductor on the Underground Railroad, and service in the Union Army.

Historical Profile

A profile of Pauli Murray, a civil rights activist who became a lawyer, co-founded the National Organization for Women (NOW), and later became the first Black female Episcopal priest.

Historical Profile

A profile of Miriam Makeba, a South African entertainer who was exiled for 30 years in retaliation for her speaking out against apartheid.

Historical Profile

A profile of Bobby Seale, a social and political activist who co-founded the Black Panther Party and was a part of the “Chicago 8”.

Historical Profile

A profile of Frances Harper, a poet who published her first book of poetry when she was 20 and toured the East Coast and South where she gave lectures in support of the anti-slavery movement.

Historical Profile