HARRIET TUBMAN REPLACES ANDREW JACKSON ON THE $20 BILL: IT’S OFFICIAL

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A Treasury official says Secretary Jacob Lew has decided to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, making her the first woman on U.S. paper currency in 100 years.

The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in advance of Lew’s official announcement, says that the 19th century abolitionist and leader of the Underground Railroad, would replace the portrait of Andrew Jackson, the nation’s seventh president.

Details on other changes being made to the $20, $10 and $5 bills will be provided from the announcement. Read more here.