WOMEN IN THEIR PLACE
Why ‘Very Fine Person’ Andrew Jackson Is Staying on the $20
Nicki Minaj’s Week From Hell
What Happened to the Harriet Tubman $20 Bill?
Two years ago this week, the Treasury secretary announced civil rights and women’s icons would be on America’s money. Where are they?
Mnuchin Makes the $20 Bill the Latest Racial Battleground
The treasury secretary has punted on replacing Andrew Jackson with Harriet Tubman. If he knows about the history of our currency, it shouldn’t be a close call at all.
The Shocking Resonance of ‘Underground’
The cast of WGN’s slavery drama ‘Underground’ explains how Trump’s election and the current political climate made their series timelier than they could have planned.
Nervous Excitement for Tubman Descendant
The freedom fighter wasn’t really taught in Louise Davis’s classes, but she knew her ancestor’s brave exploits—and now the whole nation will.
When Dixie Put Slaves on the Money
Harriet Tubman is not the first African American to appear on currency in this land—Confederates were quick to feature slaves on their money during the Civil War.
A CHANGE IS GONNA COME
Put a Woman on the $20
Rosa Parks should be on the $20 bill, not Andrew Jackson—one group is taking that argument all the way to the White House.
Not So Funny After All
Russell Simmons Gets Criticized
Russell Simmons tried to be funny with his ‘Harriet Tubman Sex Tape’. It didn’t go over so well.