Daina Ramey Berry, LaShawn Harris, Tiffany Gill, Jessica Millward, Catherine Clinton, and Deborah Gray White discuss Harriet Tubman on C-Span:
Harriet Tubman and the Twenty Dollar Bill Scholars talked about the historical significance of the decision to replace Andrew Jackson with Harriet Tubman on the front of the twenty dollar bill, as well as the reactions to the announcement. On April 20, 2016, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced that abolitionist Harriet Tubman would replace Andrew Jackson on the front of the twenty dollar bill. The Treasury Department planned to unveil the final concept design in 2020.
This event was part of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History annual meeting and conference.