01.26.2021

Biden administration will ‘speed up’ efforts to put Harriet Tubman on $20 bill

Biden administration will ‘speed up’ efforts to put Harriet Tubman on $20 bill Photo by Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

The Biden administration will resume efforts to redesign the $20 bill to feature abolitionist Harriet Tubman, the White House said Monday.

Press secretary Jen Psaki said it's important that "our money ... reflect the history and diversity of our country, and Harriet Tubman's image gracing the new $20 note would certainly reflect that. So we're exploring ways to speed up that effort."

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