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It’s undeniable that the recent election, and the events following President Trump’s inauguration, have ignited a huge amount of activism in those who live in the United States—and around the world. People are more thoughtful about purchasing products from companies that donate proceeds to charities, have begun (or increased) regular donations to organizations like Planned Parenthood and the ACLU, continue to attend marches, write letters …

Harriet Tubman is the New Face of the $20 Bill

After announcing last summer that they had plans to replace the face of Alexander Hamilton on the $10 bill with a woman, the US Treasury has finally settled on which woman to depict: Harriet Tubman. The historical abolitionist, civil rights activist and humanitarian will actually not replace Hamilton, though, as the Treasury has decided instead to add her to the $20 bill, along with Andrew …

Google Salutes Ida B Wells in its Latest Doodle

Google’s latest homepage doodle recognizes fearless journalist Ida Bell Wells-Barnett aka Ida B Wells. At the young age of 25, Wells became co-owner and editor of Free Speech and Headlight, where she unrelentingly spoke out against racial inequality and civil injustices—and continued to do so late into her life and career. In a blog post, Google writes, “Today, for her 153rd birthday, we salute Ida …