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Putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill is great, but more can be done when it comes to representation

Wanting to expedite the effort to place Harriet Tubman, the revolutionary hero and pioneer of the Underground Railroad on the $20 bill is a sweet gesture. However, I'm not sure how this would solve issues affecting minority communities in the United States.

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On Monday, President Joe Biden's Treasury Department announced that they are seeking to expedite efforts to place iconic revolutionary hero Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill . According to White House press secretary Jen Psaki, this would replace Andrew Jackson (a notorious slave owner) after the Trump administration allowed this Obama-era initiative to be bypassed.

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