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They had no clue their ancestor was a key figure in Underground Railroad history and the founder of the university where both men teach today.
In March The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Park will open on the Eastern Shore of Maryland near Tubman's childhood home.
At Stanton Elementary School on Naylor Road in Southeast, there was a black history celebration Tuesday for the woman whose picture graces the mural outside and whose laugh graces the classrooms inside.
Some students at American University got to listen to a lecture an important civil rights activist Wednesday afternoon.
Carter G. Woodson's Shaw neighborhood home will open to the public on Memorial Day.