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Apr 20, 2016, 3:10pm EDT
  • April 21, 2016

    Harriet Tubman scholar: $20 "might make people think twice about the legacy of slavery"

    Vox spoke with a Harriet Tubman scholar to weigh in on the new face of American currency.

  • April 21, 2016

    The controversy over Harriet Tubman, Andrew Jackson, and the $20 bill, explained

    A symbolic shift that explains all of American politics.

  • April 21, 2016

    Trump on Tubman: "pure political correctness." Trump on Jackson: "tremendous success."

    His answer was horrifying on multiple levels.

  • April 21, 2016

    The US is finally putting a woman on the $20 bill — but 48 other countries beat us to it

    When we crawled through the data of 180 different currencies, what we found was bleak: only 9 percent of the world's bills feature a woman. And Queen Elizabeth II is on two-thirds of them.

  • April 21, 2016

    Stephen Colbert shows us the absurd stuff we put on American money — before Harriet Tubman

    Cyclops pyramids were on American money before black people and women.

  • April 21, 2016

    Harriet Tubman once staged a sit-in to get $20. The Treasury just gave her all of them.

    How Tubman got the $20 she needed to rescue her own father from slavery.

  • April 20, 2016

    Harriet Tubman’s incredible life as a Civil War spy, explained by a hilarious (and drunk) comedian

    We rarely talk about one of Tubman's most impressive feats.

  • April 20, 2016

    Andrew Jackson was a slaver, ethnic cleanser, and tyrant. He deserves no place on our money.

    Keeping him is a travesty.

  • April 20, 2016

    Harriet Tubman will be on the front of the $20 bill, with Andrew Jackson on the back

    Rest easy, Hamilton fans: He'll stay on the $10.

  • April 20, 2016

    Watch: Jay Smooth explains why celebrating Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill is tricky

    It's worth noting that tying Harriet Tubman to American money is complicated.

  • April 20, 2016

    The only time Harriet Tubman was in a major feature film, there were vampires in it too

    While the man she's replacing on the $20 bill was in something called The Gorgeous Hussy.

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