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Posted on January 12, 2021

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Today's BOOKS LIKE US is "She Came to Slay," by Erica Armstrong Dunbar.

"Harriet Tubman is best known as one of the most famous conductors on the Underground Railroad. As a leading abolitionist, her bravery and selflessness has inspired generations in the continuing struggle for civil rights."

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