Tubman Undergoes Surgery

– Tubman undergoes surgery in Boston for her epileptic seizures when the pain of recurring headaches becomes unbearable.

Also this year:

– The United States expands territory in Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines during the Spanish-American War.

About and

In October 2019, #MeToo movement founders Tarana Burke, Fatima Goss Graves, Ai-jen Poo and Mónica Ramírez started the hashtag, #MeTooVoter, a campaign to support a cross-cutting gender justice agenda that prioritizes policies and reforms to end sexual violence and harassment.
Janell Hobson is professor of women's, gender and sexuality studies at the University at Albany. She is the author of When God Lost Her Tongue: Historical Consciousness and the Black Feminist Imagination.