BREAKING: Obama Administration Changes Face of $20 Bill To Harriet Tubman
Are you serious? Many people are overjoyed and shaking their head in disbelief that the U.S. government announced that the face of the $20 bill will now be the face of a black woman: none other than former slave Harriet Tubman!
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Wednesday will announce plans to both keep Alexander Hamilton on the front of the $10 bill and to knock Andrew Jackson off the front of the $20 in favor of Harriet Tubman, sources tell POLITICO.
Lew is expected to roll out a set of changes that also include putting leaders of the women’s suffrage movement on the back of the $10 bill, and incorporating civil rights era leaders and other important moments in American history into the $5 bill.
Also, Jackson isn’t getting completely booted off the $20 bill. He’s likely to remain on the back.