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Kodak Black Releases New Single “Harriet Tubman” as a Holiday Surprise

After dropping off Christmas gifts to the kids, Kodak Black dropped some bars from behind bars, releasing a new song “Harriet Tubman” on December 25. Always ambitious in the characterization of himself, Black uses the song to compare his journey to that of Tubman, comparing growing up to the struggles of the Underground Railroad. Kodak […]

Focus Features Release First Trailer For Harriet Tubman Bio Film ‘Harriet’

Focus Features have released the first full-length trailer for the upcoming Harriet Tubman biopic starring Cynthia Erivo as the American hero. Harriet—directed by Kasi Lemmons and due out in November—also stars Janelle Monae and Leslie Odom Jr. The trailer almost has an action-thriller feel, with Tubman escaping captors, sneaking past guards and learning how to […]

Trump Administration Kills Plans to Feature Harriet Tubman on $20 Bill

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There was plenty of excitement when Americans learned that Harriet Tubman was set to be featured on a redesigned $20 bill until that idea was shot down by the Trump Administration. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin confirmed on Wednesday that his department has no immediate plans to change the $20 bill, and any new designs will […]

Money Moves: What Beyonce and Viola Desmond Have In Common

Forbes just named Beyoncé as one of the highest grossing women in entertainment. We know that Oprah rakes in that scrillah. Nikki Minaj brags about this paper chase she been on and even personalities like Cardi B, Blac Chyna, Amber Rose and everyone of the Kardashians have been able to connect money moves with their […]

Harriet Tubman Is Finally Getting Her Own Feature Film

Harriet Tubman was born into slavery and is responsible for freeing dozens of slaves via the Underground Railroad. In addition, she worked as a spy for the Union and fought for a woman’s right to vote. The heroic story of Tubman is perfect for a movie and it’s finally happening. Simply titled Harriet, the movie will […]

Ben Carson Isn’t a Fan of Harriet Tubman Replacing Andrew Jackson on the $20 Bill

Today the U.S. Treasury announced that Harriet Tubman (former slave, American hero) would be replacing Andrew Jackson (former slave-owner, 7th POTUS) as the face of the $20 bill. Good job, country. While social media celebrates one of the great full-circle moments in modern history–Michael Jordan‘s infamous “Crying Face” has already found its way to Jackson’s $20 bill—Ben […]

Harriet Tubman To Replace Andrew Jackson On The $20 Bill

According to a report from the US Treasury, Harriet Tubman will soon replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced last year he had plans to replace Alexander Hamilton‘s face with a woman’s on the $10 bill. When met with backlash from those who believe that the first ever treasury […]

Raven-Symone Says Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill is a Bad Idea

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The former Cosby Show sweetheart turned wayward loudmouth has struck again Raven-Symone could do no wrong at one point. The excessively adorable star of The Cosby Show has since found success at every stage in her life, from her music career to her record-setting Disney show That’s So Raven, but since her entrance into the […]

Viola Davis Wants The Lead Role In An HBO Biopic On Harriet Tubman

Viola Davis wants to get away with murder, and embark in a journey through the Underground Railroad Viola Davis is in the kitchen cooking up a project based on Kate Clifford Larson’s book, Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman: Portrait of an American Hero with Entourage executive producer Doug Ellin. The biopic will be focused on Harriet […]