Organization petitions for Harriet Tubman on $20 bill

The organization Women on 20s asked the public to vote on which historical woman they wanted on the $20 bill.

Harriet Tubman, the abolitionist who led slaves to freedom through the underground railroad, won the vote.

A video has been delivered to the White House, along with a formal written petition, asking for the change.

 

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