It was announced on Wednesday that Harriet Tubman would be replacing Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill. But according to former Republican Presidential candidate, Ben Carson, Tubman should maybe grace a bill worth a little less in value.
During a Fox Business Network interview Wednesday, Carson explained that Jackson was a “tremendous President” and that “in honor of that we kick him off the money.”
He followed up by expressing his love for Tubman and “what she did” but that “we can find another way to honor her. Maybe a $2 bill?”
By the way, nobody uses the two-dollar bill.
And while Carson may be against Tubman gracing the $20 spot, other stars are rejoicing. Junrnee Bell Smollett wrote on Instagram:
Even Sarah Jessica Parker is excited for the change. The actress posted on Instagram:
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew also announced today that Hamilton will stay on the $10, but will add leaders from the women’s suffrage movement to the back. Civil rights era leaders will be also be incorporated into the $5 bill.
No Joke: Bill Cosby Is Back On Stage Doing Stand-Up
We are not trying to shame the elderly, but we are super confused why Bill Cosby is back on stage doing stand-up. He is after all 80-years old and going blind, but apparently that’s all apart of his routine.
Cosby did a set on Monday at LaRose Jazz Club in Philly and poked fun at his visual impairment amongst other personal anecdotes. He didn’t touch his pending trial, but many suspect his resurgence into the public eye is all a ploy to revitalize his image.
Just two weeks ago Cosby attended a dinner with friends and let reporters tag along to ask questions and take photos. This time around Cosby announced on his Facebook that he’d be doing a set a couple hours before. He wore a sweatshirt that said “hello friend” and also played the drums alongside the Tony Williams Jazz Quartet.
Folks in the audience are laughing … so maybe it’s working.
The disgraced comedian’s retrial on sexual assault charges is set to begin in April, and a new jury selection begins at the end of March. He averted a decision this past June when a jury couldn’t agree on a verdict … ending in a mistrial.
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