Sunday, March 27, 2011

Equal Visibility Everywhere: Gender Parity in NSH gets a setback

Tubman Won't Bump Hanson Statue

Harriet Tubman will not replace John Hanson unless Maryland is given a chance to place a third statue in National Statuary Hall.
So, as of today, there are 100 statues in National Statuary Hall and only nine are of women.  Why is Harriet Tubman not considered as important as John Hanson? Who is John Hanson? Exactly.

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