Harriet Tubman sculpture unveiled in Pomona

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Tuesday, July 5, 2022
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A sculpture of Harriet Tubman was unveiled on the grounds of Lincoln Park in Pomona Monday.

POMONA, Calif. (KABC) -- A sculpture of Harriet Tubman was unveiled on the grounds of Lincoln Park in Pomona Monday.

The unveiling happened at a Unity Day L.A. celebration.

The artist behind the beautiful sculpture of Harriet Tubman was 82-year-old Manuelita Brown, who completed the statue in less than three months.

Brown said she was inspired to to sculpt Harriet Tubman knowing she was not only a soldier but also an abolitionist who fought for women's right to vote and for Black people's right to vote.

Watch the video above for Leo Stallworth's report.