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Do Not Disrespect Harriet Tubman By Putting Her on That $20 Bill

The freedom fighter deserves better

Harriet Tubman. Photo: MPI/Getty Images

I changed my mind. When I first heard about the possibility of Harriet Tubman’s face gracing the $20 bill, I was all for it.

Look at the money in Jamaica, Ghana, and other countries. Their bills are filled with positive images of Black excellence and Black everyday life…

Momentum is a blog that captures and reflects the moment we find ourselves in, one where rampant anti-Black racism is leading to violence, trauma, protest, reflection, sorrow, and more. Momentum doesn’t look away when the news cycle shifts.

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Demetria Wambia

Demetria Wambia

NYC-based Writer and Editor | National Writers Union Member | Girls Write Now Mentor Alum

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