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9 Black Female Freedom Fighters Who Deserve to be on U.S. Currency in Addition to Harriet Tubman

The New York-based advocacy group, Woman on 20’s, conducted a campaign to put an influential woman as the new face of the $20 dollar bill. A vote was taken and Harriet Tubman was the winner.  Tubman is responsible for helping many enslaved Africans escape U.S. slavery.  Here is a list of 10 influential women who would also be great replacements for Andrew Jackson on the $20 dollar bill.

Ida B. Wells

Ida B. Wells

Ida B. Wells was a journalist, woman’s rights activist, and one of the earliest leaders of the civil rights movement. Wells highlighted the lynching that took place in the U.S. She once stated, “Our country’s national crime is lynching. It is not the creature of an hour, the sudden outburst of uncontrolled fury, or the unspeakable brutality of an insane mob.”

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2 thoughts on “9 Black Female Freedom Fighters Who Deserve to be on U.S. Currency in Addition to Harriet Tubman

  1. Mikal Jalil says:

    Not taking away from the accomplishments of any of these women; but none of them even come a close second.

  2. ELEANOR ROOSEVELT…. She was way more active in a ton of human rights advocating than all of the others put together… SHE deserves this honor over any woman I can think of.

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