UNITED STATES The 2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin marks the first time that Liberty will be portrayed as a black woman. (Washington Post) Why gold coins? Why not? Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers Toolkit. Discussion Ideas Why is the 2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin so innovative? This is the first time the U.S. … Continue reading An African American ‘Lady Liberty’
UNITED STATES If a group of campaigners has its way, by 2020, when Americans withdraw cash from an ATM, it will be Harriet Tubman’s portrait gracing the $20 bill, not Andrew Jackson’s. (Christian Science Monitor) Use our resources to learn more about Harriet Tubman. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit, including today’s poll. Discussion Ideas Why do … Continue reading Tubman on the $20?