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The Treasury’s brilliant plan to redesign U.S. currency (The Washington Post)

THE USUAL concern of an editorial page is government ineptitude or corruption, but it is also our occasional pleasant duty to call attention to cases of government competence — the most recent of which is Treasury Secretary Jack Lew’s proposed redesign of U.S. currency.

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Editorial: Harriet Tubman in rightful place (The Anniston Star)

Congratulations, Harriet Tubman. You’ve been selected to displace Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill. But that’s hardly the story.

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Harriet Tubman to rightfully replace Jackson on $20 (Marshall University)

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced Wednesday Harriet Tubman would replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, marking a historic moment for equal representation of race and gender in American currency.

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EDITORIAL: Currency makeovers – Long overdue recognition of leaders in the struggle for racial and women's equality (Worcester Telegram)

Too long in coming, women and people of color will be honored on our paper currency.

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Editorial: Tubman reflects nation's spirit, values and history (Herald Bulletin)

Abolitionist. Union spy. The face of the $20 bill.

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