Harriet Tubman, American Abolitionist

Harriet Tubman’s accomplishments in the abolition of slavery, the Civil War, and the women’s suffrage movement changed the arc of American history. She was born Araminta “Minty” Ross to Harriet Green and Benjamin Ross sometime between 1820 and 1822 on a plantation in Dorchester County, Maryland. When she was five years old, Tubman’s owners rented her out to neighbors as a nursemaid where she was whipped whenever the baby cried. […]

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Author Susy Flory on GOD UNPLUGGED

Author Susy Flory’s life was a lot like her couch – comfortable, inviting, and safe. Then she discovered the fascinating stories of nine extraordinary women who willingly sacrificed personal comfort and convenience for a cause greater than themselves. Fueled by the desire to shape her life with passion, service, and significance, she ventured into unusual and even dangerous places and found herself working alongside local immigrant farm workers, serving needy […]

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