President Calvin Coolidge signed the Indian Citizenship Act into law on June 2, 1924. It granted national citizenship to all indigenous people living in the United States — an estimated 125,000 to 300,000 people who had not previously been recognized as citizens. (Photo: The Library of Congress, LC-USZ62-111409)
Combahee River Raid. Harper’s Weekly, July 4, 1863.
#tdih 1863 Harriet Tubman planned and guided a significant armed raid against Confederate forces, supply depots, and plantations along the Combahee River in coastal SC. Nearly 800 people freed.
June 2, 1863: Harriet Tubman Frees Nearly 800 People