Did it matter to Harriet Tubman if you were a light skinned black…a dark skinned black or mulatto when helping her people escape the bondage of slavery? I’m just saying.
– Terri A. Durden
Harriet Tubman, Born Araminta Ross in March 1822
Born into slavery in Dorchester County, MD. African American
Abolitionist, Humanitarian,, Union Spy, Cook and Nurse, Suffragist and Civil Rights Activist during the Civil War.
In the fall of 1849 she escaped to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania…but returned shortly after to rescue her family. Harriet Tubman (Moses) returned 19 times escourting 300+ enslaved persons to freedom.
Pride in our ancestors…has no color.