Harriet Tubman

What was the Underground Railroad? It was a group of abolitionists, or people who worked to end slavery, who secretly helped slaves escape to the North to be free. In this movie, you’ll learn about Harriet Tubman, an African American leader who escaped slavery and became a conductor on the Underground Railroad. She traveled hundreds of miles with escaped slaves and led them to safehouses along the way. Find out about this incredible leader who fought for the rights of African Americans and women.

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