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Why Is Harriet Tubman Facing South? – NYTimes.com

http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/11/13/why-is-harriet-tubman-facing-south/ A new 10-foot-tall bronze statue of Harriet Tubman in Harlem, part of a $2.8 million project, is being formally dedicated by the city at 1 p.m. on Thursday, but the work has confounded some observers because Tubman appears to be striding determinedly south, rather than heading north toward freedom. The moment I saw the […]

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