Harriet Tubman: Straight Up Outta’ The Underground

January 20 - March 31, 2020

​Bring the past to the present and change the future with this one-woman interactive storytelling experience. Uncover the truth about America’s 200-year-old struggle with slavery when you play a part in this historic retelling. On this journey, you’ll follow Harriet Tubman, the most recognized conductor of the Underground Railroad. Nicknamed “Moses,” Harriet Tubman lived up to her name by gaining her own freedom, as well as traveling back and forth from North to South over 19 times and freeing over 300 slaves!

Credits

Co-created by A. James Jones, Deondra Kamau Means and Brandi Langford-Sherrill.

Thematic Connections

American History, Ancestry, Arts Integration, Bullying, Civics/Politics, Compassion, Courage, Courage and Honor, Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Cross-Curricular, Diversity, Exploring Differences in Others, Exploring Differences Within, Fairness, Freedom, Government, Growth and Change, History, Humility, Imagination, Improvisation, Multi-Cultural, Music, Performance, Possibilities, Responsibility, Self-Esteem, Sharing, Social Studies, Strength of Character, Teamwork, Women's HIstory

Grades

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8