Proposal That Would Have Kept Harriet Tubman Off $20 Bill Fails

William Petroski, Des Moines Register 3 p.m. EDT June 22, 2016 WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Steve King introduced an amendment in Congress that would have prevented Harriet Tubman, an abolitionist and supporter of women’s suffrage, from replacing President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. However, the House Rules Committee agreed Tuesday night to

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It’s Time for White People to Mind Their Own Business

By: Lawrence WarePosted: June 20, 2016 I was an inquisitive child. My grandmother called me nosy, but I like to think I had an insatiable thirst for knowledge. I would often ask questions that were answered with an, “It’s none of your business.” “Why did he never marry?” “It’s none

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Poet Perfectly Breaks Down The Erasure of Black People In U.S. History

Taryn Finley Black Voices Associate Editor, The Huffington Post Poet Clint Smith III takes a critical look at the Founding Fathers’ role in oppressing black people in his latest poem entitled “History Reconsidered.” His piece served as a letter to five of the United States presidents who owned slaves, George Washington,

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