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Anna Chapman Step Back — These Spy Sisters Really Got It In

During the Civil War, three spies, Mary Touvestre, Mary Elizabeth Bowser and Harriet Tubman exploited the Confederate prejudice that dictated Black women were meek and unintelligent; meanwhile, they operated deep in the belly of the beast, where they stealthily gathered intelligence for the Union.

For these bold black women, the Civil War symbolized a call to emancipation and thus they put their lives on the line to assist the Union.

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