If a Woman's Place Is on the 20
NYTimes - almost 3 years
A campaign has begun to put a woman on the $20 bill by 2020, the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote in the United States.
Who better to make room for a new honoree than the current resident, Andrew Jackson? Even if you don't think he's a genocidal racist, he opposed paper currency. So if we wave bye-bye to Jackson, what woman should we welcome?
Sojourner Truth, Fighter for Universal Freedom
Gloria Steinem, feminist activist
Emma Lazarus, Muse for a Nation of Immigrants
Linda Chavez, Becoming American Institute
Susan B. Anthony, the Brightest Star
Lynn Sherr, author, "Failure Is impossible"
Frances Perkins, Champion of Workers' Rights
Kirstin Downey, author, "The Woman Behind the New Deal"
Rachel Carson, Environmental Visionary
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