Anti-Slavery Activist Harriet Tubman Set to Replace Andrew Jackson on $20 Bill
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders also praised the decision.
A woman, a leader, and a freedom fighter. I can't think of a better choice for the $20 bill than Harriet Tubman: https://t.co/YcsZC4ZrKg -H— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) April 20, 2016
“All of Me” singer John Legend tweeted out his opinion on the news.
I cannot think of an American hero more deserving of this honor than Harriet Tubman. https://t.co/GL64NPrOL1— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) April 20, 2016
Edward Snowden tweeted.
What an amazing day to hear that Harriet Tubman is the face of 20 dollar bills now. It's about time— Chloë Grace Moretz (@ChloeGMoretz) April 20, 2016
“@FoxNews: The new $20 bill will reportedly feature Harriet Tubman, replacing President Andrew Jackson.” this better be a joke……— ♡ (@everyatomofme) April 20, 2016
Harriet Tubman is well known for risking her life as a “conductor” in the Underground Railroad, which led escaped slaves to freedom in the North. She was an active participant in the women’s suffrage movement.
s/o to Harriet finally getting on the $20. pic.twitter.com/HAxkmRfYz1— maurice (@tallmaurice) April 20, 2016