Harriet Tubman Revisited

Historians ignored Harriet Tubman for decades after her death in 1913 (with a few intermittent exceptions). Ninety years later, in 2003, they took another look.

For various historical takes on a woman who once said ""I grew up like a neglected weed, ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it" -- and then went on to change the course of history see an article I wrote for the St. Louis Post Dispatch (February 14, 2010):