Black History Facts for Today by Yenoba.com

June 2
Harriet Tubman, abolitionist, author, and engineer of the Underground Railroad, led Union Army guerillas into South Carolina and freed nearly 800 slaves on this date in 1863. Tubman was the first woman in U.S. history to command an armed military raid.

John Hope, educator and Morehouse President, was born on this date in 1868.

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