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"If you hear the dogs, keep going. If you see the torches in the woods, keep going. If there’s shouting after you, keep going. Don’t ever stop. Keep going. If you want a taste of freedom, keep going." - Harriet Tubman. [Applies to many situations. More wonderful older women at ]


Harriet Tubman. You gotta admit, she was a bad ass. She could've just escaped and stay safely in the north. But no, this chick right here went back and guided others to freedom. They should make a movie about this woman and not some cheapo BET crap, but a real movie. Someone make it happen.


Harriet Tubman with slaves she helped rescue during the American Civil War, ca. 1885. Left to right: Harriet Tubman; Gertie Davis {Watson} (adopted daughter of Tubman} behind Tubman; Nelson Davis (husband and 8th USCT veteran); Lee Cheney (great-great-niece); “Pop” {John} Alexander; Walter Green; Blind “Aunty” Sarah Parker; Dora Stewart (great-niece and granddaughter of Tubman’s brother Robert Ross aka John Stewart).


Harriet Tubman, slave, abolitionist, spy. Born into slavery, she was beaten, 'hired out' and suffered seizures from being hit by a heavy weight. After escaping, she later made ~19 trips to rescue a total of over 300 slaves, sometimes using the Underground Railroad. Called 'Black Moses', she carried a gun and threatened to shoot any slave who would turn back. She was a Union spy during the Civil War and struggled for women's suffrage.


Harriet Tubman Harriet Tubman was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War. Wikipedia Born: 1820, Dorchester County Died: March 10, 1913, Auburn Full name: Araminta Harriet Ross Nicknames: Moses, Minty Children: Gertie Davies Parents: Ben Ross, Harriet Greene

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Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Conductor and Women's Rights Advocate Photograph of Harriet Tubman is labeled in the Library of Congress image as "nurse, spy and scout."