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Harriet Tubman

A fitting tribute for Harriet Tubman

A fitting tribute for Harriet Tubman

The U. S. Treasury recently announced that a woman's visage will appear on what the department calls The New 10 dollar bill and plans to makes its selection by the end of the year. In May, the advocacy group Women on 20 held an online poll to identify fitting candidates to replace Andrew Jackson's mug on the $20 bill and announced that Harriet Tubman received the most votes. There is a newfound groundswell of interest in Tubman, partly due to the federal government's 2014 designation of the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in upstate New York and the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park on the eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay. Also, the...