US paper money is getting a historic makeover: Harriet Tubman, an African-American abolitionist born into slavery, will be the new face on the $20 bill 

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The Treasury Department says that Tubman will be featured on a redesign of the $20 bill that moves President Andrew Jackson to the back of the bill. Tubman would be the first African-American on U.S. paper money.

Born a slave, Tubman went on to lead the Underground Railroad, a secret network of safe houses that helped slaves escape to free states

Jackson's demotion didn't sit well with former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson. He told Fox Business Network that he "loves" Tubman and what she did but that Jackson was "a tremendous president" and the last one who balanced the federal budget. Carson asked, "In honor of that we kick him off the money?"

Oprah Winfrey pumped her fist and shouted "I love it," about Tubman becoming the next face of the $20 dollar bill.

Winfrey says Tubman was her first choice, while another 19th century abolitionist, Sojourner Truth, was her second pick.