got fired up about Google's Black History Month
tribute featuring Harriet Tubman
-- and sparked some outrage on the Internet -- but the company doesn't think it did anything wrong ... TMZ has learned.
you missed it, Google's homepage on February 1st featured a doodle of
the Civil War era abolitionist carrying a lantern. If you slept through
your education -- Tubman led hundreds of slaves to freedom through the
The image of HT, wearing a do-rag, rubbed
Nick the wrong way -- he Instagrammed ... "Really Google? This is the
way we are kicking off Black History Month #WhoApprovedThis"
Our Google sources tell us they did NOT take down the doodle early due
to the moderate backlash generated in part by Cannon's IG. We're told
Harriet was up for a full 24-hours ... just like all the other Google
Question is: why was anyone pissed in the first place? There are plenty of actual photos of Tubman wearing a do-rag.
Edited by tatee - Feb 04 2014 at 3:56pm