21 Apr '16, 1am

Success! 5 Reasons Harriet Tubman Is a Great Choice for the $20 Bill

Success! 5 Reasons Harriet Tubman Is a Great Choice for the $20 Bill

You want a woman on the $20? Okay, you’re getting a woman on the $20! Treasury Secretary Jack Lew just made the announcement that we’re finally getting our first woman on paper currency . Abolitionist Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson when the $20 bill is redesigned in 2020. The decision is not just a stroke of good fortune – it’s the result of the efforts by activists calling for this change. The non-profit organization Women on 20s started a Care2 petition signed by over 60,000 activists asking for – you guessed it – a woman on the $20 bill. This was after more than 600,000 people took Women on 20s’ poll and chose Tubman as the best choice for the $20. Additionally, over 30,000 Care2 members asked Secretary Lew to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill on a separate petition . It’s great to see that both of these petitions proved successful! Originally, a woman was ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/success-5-reasons-harriet-tub...

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