Tag: Slavery

Archived: $21 Million Harriet Tubman State Park Project Now Open

Harriet Tubman In Dorchester County, Maryland, near the plantation where Harriet Tubman was born in 1822, now sits a 17-acre park to memorialize the iconic freedom fighter. Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Parkis located in Church Creek on Maryland’s Eastern shore, about 90 miles from Baltimore or Washington, D.C. A…

Archived: Columbia University Examines Ties to Slavery

Columbia University released a report this week detailing its historical ties to slavery. The school becomes yet another that in recent years has made this discovery. Eric Foner, a history professor at the university, wrote the findings in “Columbia and Slavery: A Preliminary Report.” While the report did not make…