February is Black History month (they would give us the shortest). Black history is still being made, and hopefully one day it will simply be critical American history.
We have come a long way, but #BlackLivesMatter and other groups are not giving up on the fight. We’ve had many crucial moments in black history, and we’ve given you a list of some of the most important.
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
Quilts on roofs and safe passage to the north. Harriet Tubman wasn’t the only player in the Underground Railroad, but she is probably the most notable black abolitionist from that movement. The Underground Railroad was just one slap in the face of the system. That along with the Dred Scott Case, John Brown, and The Nat Turner Revolt poised the slave for something they had never had: freedom.