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Democratic Congresswomen Call Out Mnuchin For Delaying Tubman $20 Bill
Democrats held a press conference to urge Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to fulfill plans to put abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the $20 note.
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Treasury Watchdog Will Look Into The Delay On The Harriet Tubman $20 Bill
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said last month the new bill had been delayed until 2026, frustrating those hoping it would be unveiled this year.
Top Democrats Slam Trump Administration's Delay Of Harriet Tubman $20 Bill
Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the delay “an insult,” and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has requested a probe into the Treasury Department’s decision.
Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Leaked Weeks After Trump Administration Delayed Release
"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.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan To Treasury: Get Harriet Tubman On The $20 Bill Now
"Her unbelievable acts of heroism, courage and sacrifice have more than earned her rightful place among our nation’s most pivotal leaders.”
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Steve Mnuchin Says Treasury Will Miss Deadline To Put Harriet Tubman On $20 Bill
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.
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Surging Interest In Black History Gives A Lift To Museums, Tourism
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States are trying to capitalize on the 50th anniversaries of many civil rights milestones.
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Nicki Minaj Compared Herself To Harriet Tubman And Twitter Users Are Pissed
The rapper tied herself to the legendary abolitionist while griping that her new album, “Queen,” came in at only No. 2.
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Kanye West Tweets Fake Harriet Tubman Quote After Saying Slavery Was 'A Choice'
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."
Baltimore Rededicates Former Confederate Memorial Site To Harriet Tubman
The ceremony was held on the 105th anniversary of the famed abolitionist's death.
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Women Honor Harriet Tubman With 100-Mile Trek Along The Underground Railroad
GirlTrek members are walking from eastern Maryland to Delaware in five days.
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American Students Aren't Learning The Full Truth About Slavery
Students often get only a superficial view of the atrocity that built the country, a new study finds.
Why Kids Across The U.S. Are Writing Books About Female Heroes
"Strong girls need to be writing strong pieces about other strong women in our communities."
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Mnuchin Brushes Aside Questions About Whether Harriet Tubman Will Appear On $20 Bill
Donald Trump previously called the move to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill “pure political correctness.”
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Rare Photos Show Lesser-Known Black Women Activists Of The 19th Century
They are hidden figures no more.
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The 20 Funniest Tweets From Women This Week
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Cynthia Erivo Will Star In Harriet Tubman Biopic, 'Harriet'
Production is set to begin later this year.
Harriet Tubman, Who's Being Recognized More And More, Is A Total 10 In Rare Portrait
A historian discovered a photo of Tubman younger than we've ever seen her.
Why I Had Mixed Emotions About The Women's March
Black women are entitled to our anger and frustration.
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