We are the Human Art Tribe, a collective of citizens from across the United States who desire to see an American hero replace an American villain on the twenty dollar bill.
We desire to forward the cause of justice. While symbolism is not a substitute for justice, that doesn’t mean symbolism doesn’t matter. Those we as a nation honor should be worthy of that honor. Those we put on our currency should be those our children can look up to.
Harriet Tubman is that person. After obtaining freedom in 1849, she could have lived the rest of her life in relative peace. But instead, she returned to the land of her bondage continuously for more than a decade without any regard for her own well-being, risking everything to loose the chains that bound her fellow human beings.
This shouldn’t be difficult. Andrew Jackson enslaved. Tubman set free. Jackson was Pharaoh. Tubman was Moses.
If you agree that Harriet Tubman is the American hero who should be on the twenty dollar bill, sign the petition below and spread the word by ordering Tubman Twenties for distributing in your community!
Who is Harriet Tubman?
One of the most remarkable women in American history, Harriet Tubman was born into slavery in Dorchester County, MD in 1822. Harriet (born Araminta “Minty” Ross) was the fifth of Ben and Rit Greene Ross’ nine children. As a young child, Harriet worked mostly...
Why Isn’t She on the 20?
In April 2016, then-Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced that the heroic abolitionist and Underground Railroad conductor Harriet Tubman would be replacing white supremacist and ethnic cleanser Andrew Jackson on the twenty dollar bill...
Q&A With the Artist
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Petition to Put Harriet Tubman on the Twenty Dollar Bill
To the President and Treasury Secretary,
We demand that Harriet Tubman replace Andrew Jackson on the U.S. twenty dollar bill without further excuses or delay.