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Lenzy Ruffin is a family portrait photographer in Washington, DC. 

Freedom's Name Is Mighty Sweet...

England's Queen Victoria gave Tubman this shawl around 1897. Gift of Charles L. Blockson   Harriet Tubman's Hymnal  A fiercely religious woman, Tubman spoke of visions and dreams that helped provide a moral compass throughout her life. The wear-and-tear on this hymnal suggests that she must have loved it and used it quite frequently. Gift of Charles L. Blockson

England's Queen Victoria gave Tubman this shawl around 1897. Gift of Charles L. Blockson

Harriet Tubman's Hymnal A fiercely religious woman, Tubman spoke of visions and dreams that helped provide a moral compass throughout her life. The wear-and-tear on this hymnal suggests that she must have loved it and used it quite frequently. Gift of Charles L. Blockson




Robert Smalls. He began his life enslaved and willed himself to become a U.S. Congressman. Remember him the next time you think something you're facing is too hard to do.

Robert Smalls. He began his life enslaved and willed himself to become a U.S. Congressman. Remember him the next time you think something you're facing is too hard to do.


Left to right: Ida B. Wells, Dorothy Height, Malcolm X, Archbishop Lakovos

Left to right: Ida B. Wells, Dorothy Height, Malcolm X, Archbishop Lakovos

Left to right: Booker T. Washington, Ida B. Wells.

Left to right: Booker T. Washington, Ida B. Wells.




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