Karol Brown, a Tacoma-based storyteller and author, is honoring Harriet Tubman with free Kindle downloads of her book,“30 Lessons in Love, Leadership, and Legacy from Harriet Tubman”, for three days, March 9, 10 and 11.
March 10 is the 100th anniversary of Tubman’s death in 1913.
Tubman, known as "the woman called Moses" was born a slave in 1821. She is known best as a conductor on the Underground Railroad, and for freeing herself, and 300 others from slavery.
When Tubman told stories in her simple language, people learned how God guided her, how she found support from friends and family and how she changed her future by taking action. Her stories tell about life growing up as a slave, service as a spy, scout, and nurse in the Civil War and more. She helped women start businesses, supported schools, civil rights, and established a home for sick and homeless people. Tubman spent 29 years in slavery, she suffered abuse, poverty and was uneducated, yet she became a great leader in American history.
Brown presents Tubman's lessons and tale through a book and as a reenactor, doing presentations, "A Visit with Harriet Tubman, a historical portrayal of Harriet Tubman at 92 years old" around the nation.
Paperback version also available at Amazon.com for $13.98
A special $10 price is available at a Harriet Tubman Day Event from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at Mount Tahoma High School Auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children. For more information, the downloadable book and tickets go to: www.visitharriettubman.com or call (253)581-1954.