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Celebrating The Life, Legacy And Work Of Harlem Activist Minnie Moore June 19, 2015
Charles Rangel, D-NY
"Though she was the granddaughter of slaves and did not complete her college education, Minnie Moore touched the hearts of the entire Harlem community. Minnie established the Harriet Tubman Block Association, which provided an array of programmatic activities including educational and social services to children and families through summer youth programs; recreational activities; annual block parties; support to struggling artists; after-school homework assistance; on-going workshops on critical social and health-related issues; pantries, flea markets; and donations of holiday baskets for Thanksgiving and Christmas."
Women On 20S Campaign May 20, 2015
Luis Gutierrez, D-IL
"The Women on 20s campaign narrowed down their nominees for this honor to four women: Wilma Mankiller, a trailblazer and first woman chief of the Cherokees; Rosa Parks, credited with starting the Montgomery bus boycott by not relinquishing her seat and sparking the modern civil rights movement in 1955; Harriet Tubman, an abolitionist born a slave who became one of the most noted conductors on the Underground Railroad; and Eleanor Roosevelt, who redefined the role of First Lady while being a noted civil rights and human rights activist in her own right."
Harriet Tubman And The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park February 24, 2015
Benjamin Cardin, D-MD
"Mr. President, I rise to celebrate the life of Harriet Tubman and the establishment of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park. Harriet Tubman was an American hero who championed freedom and was most famously known as a leader of the Underground Railroad whose roots were on the Eastern Shore of Maryland."
Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions February 12, 2015
Benjamin Cardin, D-MD
"It is well known that Maryland was a common starting point along the Underground Railroad and that many escaped slaves from Maryland’s Eastern Shore plantations were destined for Baltimore and the President Street Station to travel north to freedom. Last year, Congress acted to honor Maryland’s own Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railroad’s most famous “conductor” by enacting the Harriet Tubman National Historical Parks Act, establishing the first set of National Historical Parks to commemorate the life of an African American woman. While Harriet Tubman personally led dozens of people to freedom, her courage and fortitude also inspired others to find their own strength to seek freedom. President Street Station was indeed a station on this secret network. Prior to emancipation in 1863, several renowned escapees, including Frederick Douglass, William and Ellen Craft, and Henry “Box” Brown, traveled through the Station, risking their lives for a better and freer life."
Combating Human Trafficking January 26, 2015
Erik Paulsen, R-MN
"The nonprofit community has been topnotch as well, with Catholic Charities, Brittany’s Place, the Harriet Tubman Center, and the Family Partnership all making a difference."

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