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March 12, 2014

Harriet Tubman was born to enslaved parents in Dorchester County, Maryland, and originally named Araminta Harriet Ross. Her mother, Harriet “ Old Rit” Green, was owned by Mary Pattison Brodess. Her father, Ben (Old Ben) Ross, was owned by Anthony Thompson, who eventual...

February 19, 2014

March 2, 1867 - U.S. Congress enacts charter to establish Howard University.

 

March 3, 1865 - Freeman’s Bureau established by federal government to aid newly freed slaves.

 

March 5, 1770 - Crispus Attucks becomes one of the first casualties of the American Revolution.

 

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