In February, I shared an article about Frederick Douglass, a prominent African-American who escaped slavery in 1838 and later became an abolitionist, activist for Civil rights and politicians. Did you know that he was honored by printing a picture on a new US coin? The US Treasury is strengthening the presence of women and people of color on US currencies. Earlier this year, the United States Department of Mint Coin released a special coin depicting the Statue of Liberty featuring an African American woman. The department plans to redesign the $ 20 bill to print Harriet Tubman’s portrait by 2020. In February, I shared a post about Frederick Douglass, the prominent African American who escaped slavery in 1838 and became an abolitionist, civil rights advocate and statesman; Did you know that he’s being honored by a new U.S. coin? The Treasury Department is increasing the representation of women and people of color on U.S. currency. Earlier this year, the Mint released a special coin featuring Lady Liberty as an African-American woman. It plans to redesign the $ 20 bill to feature a portrait of Harriet Tubman in 2020.