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Harriet Tubman to be first female featured on $20 bill

Harriet Tubman to be first female featured on $20 bill

Bridget Comito

May 10, 2016


Filed under Community, News

Harriet Tubman will be the first female and African-American to be featured on U.S. currency. She will replace Andrew Jackson on the front of the new $20 bill. The change will be available by the year 2020 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote...

It’s no longer a man’s world

It’s no longer a man’s world

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

May 2, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Over the past week, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew has made a controversial announcement about our beloved $20 bill. It’s been decided that Harriet Tubman (former slave and abolitionist who was heavily involved in the Underground Railroad) will replace Andrew Jackson as the face of the $20 bill, while Jackson will be reduced to ...

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