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All change for the $20 bill

Posted on Fri, 29 April 2016 by Phil Mussell - General News, Banknote News

News from the US - and apparently Andrew Jackson is to be replaced as the face of the $20 by an African American woman - Harriet Tubman the renowned abolitionist who died in 1913. In one fell swoop the traditional "white man" image on US notes is set aside (the $20 is the most popularly used note) and history is made, although apparently African American former presidential candidate Dr. Alan Keyes has already slammed the decision as being "anti-black". No we don't understand it either....