Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced Wednesday that former President Andrew Jackson, who was a slaveholder, will be replaced on the $20 bill by abolitionist Harriet Tubman, an African American woman who helped hundreds of slaves to freedom during the mid-1800s. She will be the second woman and the first African American to be featured on U.S. paper currency.
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- Harriet Tubman to Be New Face of $20 Bill; MLK and Marian Anderson to Be Honored on Back of New $5 Bill (The Root)
- Treasury Secretary Lew Announces Front of New $20 to Feature Harriet Tubman, Lays Out Plans for New $20, $10 and $5 (U.S. Department of Treasury)
- Harriet Tubman Ousts Andrew Jackson in Change for a $20 (The New York Times)
- Harriet Tubman is the next face of the $20 bill; $5 and $10 bills will also change (Los Angeles Times)
- The irony of putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill (The Washington Post)
- Anti-slavery activist Harriet Tubman to replace Jackson on $20 bill (USA Today)
- Harriet Tubman Change Face of U.S. Currency (DiversityInc)