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She Came To Slay: The Life And Times Of Harriet Tubman

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  On this edition of Your Call, National Book Award nominee Erica Armstrong Dunbar discusses her new book, She Came to Slay: The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman.

Dunbar presents a fresh take on Tubman, a former enslaved woman who is best known for liberating hundreds of slaves. She was also a fierce suffragist, advocate for the elderly, and the first woman to lead an armed expedition during the Civil War. Dunbar shows how Tubman's fearlessness and activism still resonates today.

Guest:

Erica Armstrong DunbarProfessor of History at Rutgers University and author of She Came to Slay: The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman

Web Resources:

The Guardian:  She Came to Slay: Tubman biography looks beyond Underground Railroad

The New Yorker: The Haunted Image of Harriet Tubman on the Twenty-Dollar Bill