Last year the topic of replacing men on US currency began to buzz, with many championing a woman's mug be used. On Wednesday, this theory took a step toward reality as the US Treasury announced Harriet Tubman would replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill
Treasury to announce Alexander Hamilton to stay on $10 bill, Harriet Tubman to be on $20 bill: sources - Politico https://t.co/iSn7bkbIJo— Breaking News (@BreakingNews) April 20, 2016'
Black twitter met the change with hilarity.
Ima be at the bank like, "Uh. Excuse me... Is THAT a Jackson? Oh no honey..." pic.twitter.com/CaxI0Hwn9n — Unfuckwittable. (@MsReyda) April 20, 2016 ''
The politics of it all
Its 8+ years before Harriet Tubman is put on the 20? That's two Trump terms. By then we fuck around and be slaves again and need her forreal— Victor Pope Jr (@VictorPopeJr) April 20, 2016'
The obligatory crying MJ appearance
😭 RT @rodimusprime: pic.twitter.com/LksxMJkQq3 — Clapbactivist™ (@steenfox) April 20, 2016 ''
Make it official with that G stance
Harriet: "Aye, snap me up real quick...Photographer: "Like money" pic.twitter.com/ObMXYhZhk6 — Real Tweets™ (@iKeepItTooReal) April 20, 2016'
how it look?"
Check your vision
pic.twitter.com/CtJltIE5xt — ChampagnePetty (@__Dutch) April 20, 2016 ''
When you just hit up the beauty supply shop and paid using only $20 Harriet Tubmans pic.twitter.com/y0r7EcvtwS— Ira Madison III (@ira) April 20, 2016'
Paying for butter in tears and Tubs.
When you’re racist but the ATM will only give you bills with Harriet Tubman on them pic.twitter.com/aiI8Yb4MGa — Ira Madison III (@ira) April 20, 2016 ''
ME: HEADED TO THE STRIP CLUB IT LI—Wallet: pic.twitter.com/V1J5R3GqmK ME: Library
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— Xavier D'Leau (@XavierDLeau) April 20, 2016''
Oh, this is going to be fantastic
"Yes, I'll have one confederate flag." *slides Tubman $20 across counter* pic.twitter.com/lOgW2Speci — pj (@pjhoody) April 20, 2016 ''
The treasury needs to go back to the drawing board
I hope the new Harriet Tubman bill looks like this pic.twitter.com/gYbFR0Pn8X— newbz (@feminewbie) April 20, 2016'
Okay Ronan with the shade!
Hollywood realizing there's a great Harriet Tubman movie waiting to happen, figuring out how it can star Scarlett Johansson