Cynthia Erivo stars as Tubman in "Harriet," which also features appearances by Janelle Monáe and Leslie Odom Jr.
Democrats held a press conference to urge Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to fulfill plans to put abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the $20 note.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said last month the new bill had been delayed until 2026, frustrating those hoping it would be unveiled this year.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the delay “an insult,” and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has requested a probe into the Treasury Department’s decision.
"Extensive work was well underway” on the design when the Treasury secretary said it wouldn’t be distributed until 2028, The New York Times reported.
"Her unbelievable acts of heroism, courage and sacrifice have more than earned her rightful place among our nation’s most pivotal leaders.”
Mnuchin said he's too focused on counterfeiting to celebrate an African American woman's contributions to the country. That argument doesn't make sense.
States are trying to capitalize on the 50th anniversaries of many civil rights milestones.
The rapper tied herself to the legendary abolitionist while griping that her new album, “Queen,” came in at only No. 2.
There's no evidence the activist said the quote, which reads, "I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves."
The ceremony was held on the 105th anniversary of the famed abolitionist's death.
GirlTrek members are walking from eastern Maryland to Delaware in five days.
Students often get only a superficial view of the atrocity that built the country, a new study finds.
"Strong girls need to be writing strong pieces about other strong women in our communities."
Donald Trump previously called the move to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill “pure political correctness.”
They are hidden figures no more.