Harriet Tubman: 1820 - 1913

December 2008
Beacons of Liberation;2008, p33
A biography of Harriet Tubman, the Black Moses of Africans, is presented. He was born in 1820 at Eastern Shore in Maryland. She is one of eleven children of enslaved African parents Harriet Green and Benjamin Ross. She worked outdoors during teenagers but fled and joined the abolitionist movement with William Lloyd Garrison, a White journalist. She then became the"Black Moses" of enslaved African people and become known as "General Tumban" for the white commanders.


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