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Sadie Alexander - American Economist and Civil Rights Activist

Sadie Alexander – American Economist and Civil Rights Activist

Sadie Alexander was a trailblazer and pioneering Black professional. She was the first African-American woman to earn a Ph.D. in economics in the United States. She was also a civil rights activist. However, she is best remembered for her accomplishments as a civil rights activist. Read about her life, achievements, and legacy below. Featured in …

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The Story of Harriet Tubman

The Story of Harriet Tubman

American abolitionist and political activist Harriet Tubman was born into slavery and escaped from it in 1852. She made 13 missions to rescue enslaved people using a network of antislavery activists and safe houses. Ultimately, she rescued 70 enslaved people, including herself. The story of her life is one of bravery, determination, and perseverance. She …

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