Harriet Tubman Will be the New Face of $20 Beginning 2020

“Today, I’m excited to announce that for the first time in more than a century, the front of our currency will feature the portrait of a woman, Harriet Tubman, on the $20 note[…]Her incredible story of courage and commitment to equality embody the ideals of democracy that our nation celebrates, and we’ll continue to value her legacy by honoring her on our currency.”

-Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told reporters during a conference call Wednesday afternoon.



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