Harriet Tubman: “I was free…

Harriet Tubman

“I had crossed the line of which I had so long been dreaming. I was free; but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom, I was a stranger in a strange land, and my home after all was down in the old cabin quarter, with the old folks, and my brothers and sisters. But to this solemn resolution I came; I was free, and they should be free also; I would make a home for them in the North, and the Lord helping me, I would bring them all there.”

– Harriet Tubman

Photo source: Portrait of Harriet Tubman taken in 1895 / National Portrait Gallery / Wikimedia Commons