8 February 2007, BY Mumia Abu-Jamal
She has been gone for almost a century, and still her name is on millions of lips; her memory sacred among those who love freedom.
Her parents named her Araminta, the daughter of Black slaves in the Tidewater area of Maryland, perhaps in 1820 (or 1821 -- no one is sure).
As a baby, the slaves shortened her fancy name into the nickname, "Minty."
History remembers her by her married name: Harriet Tubman, freedom fighter.
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