Organization petitions for Harriet Tubman on $20 bill

The organization Women on 20s asked the public to vote on which historical woman they wanted on the $20 bill. Harriet Tubman, the abolitionist who

Harriet Tubman, the abolitionist who led slaves to freedom through the underground railroad, won the vote.

Harriet Tubman, the abolitionist who led slaves to freedom through the underground railroad, won the vote. (5/12/15)

THE BRONX - The organization Women on 20s asked the public to vote on which historical woman they wanted on the $20 bill.

Harriet Tubman, the abolitionist who led slaves to freedom through the underground railroad, won the vote.

A video has been delivered to the White House, along with a formal written petition, asking for the change.

 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The robbery happened at the T-Mobile store located 1 Police: Suspects steal $23K in product from T-Mobile store
An 11-year-old model and actress from the Bronx 2 11-year-old Bronx model, actress invited to Kids' Choice Awards
VIDEO: FDNY hangs bunting at slain EMT's station 3 VIDEO: FDNY hangs bunting at slain EMT's station
VIDEO: News conference on EMTs struck by stolen 4 VIDEO: News conference on EMTs struck by stolen ambulance
The incident happened as Pope Francis was blessing 5 Little girl swipes cap off Pope during blessing

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

News 12 asked residents if they want to Word on the Street: New $20 bill

There is a new movement to put a woman on the $20 bill. The group

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE