Harriet Tubman on $20 bill signifies victory for African and Native Americans

Ed Baptist, professor of history in the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell University and author of the book, “The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism,” says replacing Andrew Jackson with Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill is particularly significant because of his unbridled imperialism that impacted both […]

Tubman on the $20 bill mirrors American self perception

Ed Baptist, professor of history in the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell University and author of the recent book, “The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism,” says the result of the “Women on 20s” poll to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill reflects how Americans want […]