Opinion Articles & Editorials Written By Marina Koren
|04/20/16||Harriet Tubman's Journey to the $20 Bill||theatlantic.com|
|The U.S. Treasury reportedly will announce Wednesday that Harriet Tubman, the African American woman who helped slaves cross into freedom, will replace Andrew Jackson, the nation’s seventh president and a slave-owner, on the front of the new $20 note.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew also is expected to introduce several redesigns to the $5 and $10 bills that would honor other important figures in American history, including leaders of the civil rights and women’s suffrage movements, according to Politico. Alexander Hamilton...|
|01/05/16||President Obama's Emotional Speech on Gun Control||theatlantic.com|
|President Obama announced Tuesday new measures that he said would curb gun violence across the country.
“People are dying,” the president said. “And the constant excuses for inaction no longer do, no longer suffice. That is why we are here today. Not to debate the last mass shooting, but to do something to prevent the next one.”|