Harriet Tubman

"My General Tubman" will run at the Arden Theater starting Jan. 16.
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Cherri Gregg
January 15, 2020 - 4:00 am
A new play about the legacy of Harriet Tubman opens Thursday at the Arden Theater in Old City, and a Philadelphia playwright chose to highlight an often-forgotten portion of the civil rights hero's life. Read more here.
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Harriet Tubman and Julia Roberts
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November 20, 2019 - 11:43 am
A Hollywood studio executive once suggested that Julia Roberts should play iconic African-American activist Harriet Tubman in a biopic. In a recent Q&A, screenwriter Gregory Allen Howard opened up about the 26-year journey to getting the "Harriet" biopic to the big screen.
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Great Cider and Beer Festival
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Holli Stephens
November 01, 2019 - 5:00 am
For details about 5Ks, mermaids, hikes, puppies and so much more, check out this weekend’s KYW To-Do List for all of the things to do in Philadelphia and the suburbs.
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Flashpoint host Cherri Gregg speaks with Lonnie Bunch III, the first-ever African American Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution
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October 20, 2019 - 8:38 am
The newly appointed Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Lonnie Bunch III, was in Old City this week for a chat at the Musuem of the American Revolution.
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Harriet Tubman on 20 Dollar Bill
March 06, 2019 - 11:46 am
By Donna Borak, CNN (CNN) -- It's been more than a year since Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin last publicly answered questions about the Harriet Tubman $20 bill. "We haven't made any decisions as to whether we'll change the bill, or won't change the bill," he said during a January 2018 onstage...
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