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Most Interesting Responses to Harriet Tubman Replacing Andrew Jackson on the $20 Bill

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In a shocking development, and one that probably angers The View’s vapid and air-headed co-host Raven-Symone, slave revolutionary Harriet Tubman, who freed up to a 1,000 slaves along the legendary “Underground Railroad” during the Antebellum South, will received one of the nation’s highest honors as her image will grace the $20 bill.

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has decided that iconic abolitionist Tubman will replace disgraced slaveowner Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill and become the first woman to grace an American currency in more than $100 years.

Immediately, a flood of responses hit the airwaves and cyberspace, including from Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Take a look at some of the most interesting and provocative:

A friend said, “Gun-toting slavery abolitionist badass Harriet Tubman to replace disgraced slaveowner president on $20 bill.”. I like that.

— Chris Lavoie (@RadioGuyChris) April 20, 2016

Check out more responses at the Chicago Defender.

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Freddie Allen is the National News Editor for the NNPA News Wire and BlackPressUSA.com. 200-plus Black newspapers. 20 million readers. You should follow Freddie on Twitter and Instagram @freddieallenjr.

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