Harriet Tubman Tribute and Performances
William G. McGowan Theater
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Join us for a special tribute to the amazing Harriet Tubman: spy, scout, U.S. Civil War nurse, abolitionist, Underground Railroad conductor, and woman suffrage supporter. Ernestine “Tina” Martin Wyatt, thrice great grand-niece of Harriet Tubman, will join Milicent Sparks (Harriet Tubman living history performer), the All Souls Jubilee Singers, historian Carroll (C.R.) Gibbs, violinist Roy Hill, and the Malcolm X Drummers and Dancers. Sam Ford, reporter for ABC7/News Channel 8, will be the emcee for the program.
The exhibit Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote is made possible in part by the National Archives Foundation through the generous support of Unilever, Pivotal Ventures, Carl M. Freeman Foundation in honor of Virginia Allen Freeman, AARP, AT&T, Ford Motor Company Fund, Facebook, Barbara Lee Family Foundation Fund at the Boston Foundation, Google, HISTORY ®, and Jacqueline B. Mars. Additional support for National Outreach and Programs provided by Denise Gwyn Ferguson, Maggie and Robert Boroujerdi, BMO Financial Group, The Hearst Foundations, Maris S. Cuneo Foundation, FedEx, Bernstein Family Foundation, and The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation/Ambassador Fay-Hartog Levin (Ret.).
All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.