U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney introduced a bipartisan bill that would greenlight a statue of famed abolitionist Harriet Tubman in the U.S. Capitol.

“Harriet Tubman dedicated her entire life to fighting for freedom and the disenfranchised,” said Maloney, who represents parts of Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan. “Her unwavering commitment to freedom and human rights in all forms makes Harriet Tubman a true American hero and her legacy deserves to be honored in the halls of the United States Capitol,” Maloney continued.

 

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