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    This combination of 2012 and circa 1860-1875 photos shows hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons in New York and abolitionist Harriet Tubman. In 2013, Simmons apologized for posting a parody video of Tubman having sex with her white slave master as someone films it so the abolitionist can bribe her boss. Appearing on his All Def Digital YouTube channel, Simmons said he removed it after a call from the NAACP. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, Library of Congress)




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    On Friday, the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, in conjunction with the African American History and Culture Museum, will open a new exhibit that tells the story of civil rights in America through significant objects, such as Lincoln's top hat, Harriet Tubman's shawl, and a copy of the Emancipation Proclamation that Union soldiers distributed to blacks during the Civil War.


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    President Obama is congratulated by third-grader Luis Avilar-Turcios, 8, after signing the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 at Harriet Tubman Elementary School in the District. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, Connecticut Democrat (left), and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat (second from left), also attended. (Associated Press)


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    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (left) and others look on as President Obama signs the Healthy, Hunger-Free Act of 2010 during a ceremony at Harriet Tubman Elementary School in Washington's Columbia Heights neighborhood on Monday, Dec. 13, 2010. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)


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    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (left) and others look on as President Obama signs the Healthy, Hunger-Free Act of 2010 during a ceremony at Harriet Tubman Elementary School in Washington's Columbia Heights neighborhood on Monday, Dec. 13, 2010. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)


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