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U.K. singer Jamelia Davis was traveling on a train with her daughter last Thursday when she had an unpleasant encounter with a racist stranger. As Davis described in a series of tweets, a woman in her 40s approached her and her 11-year-old to ask whether they first class tickets—seemingly because they were the only black passengers in the car. Show More Summary
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Yesterday, the United States Mint unveiled the first in a series of gold "Liberty" coins that were created to celebrate 2017 as the Mint's 225th Anniversary Year. On this first coin, which you can see in the tweet above, Lady Liberty is a black woman crowned with stars. Since this is America, this naturally led to lots of, um, discussion.
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Jan 13 (Reuters) - The United States Mint has unveiled a $100 gold coin featuring an African-American woman as the face of Lady Liberty for the first time in the history of U.S. currency. The 24-karat gold coin, which marks the Mint's 225th anniversary, was debuted on Thursday in the Department of the Treasury's Cash Room in Washington, D.C. Show More Summary
The U.S. Mint has unveiled a commemorative $100 gold coin that features an image of Liberty as a black woman. The 2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin shows the woman's head in profile with a crown of stars. It features the year of the mint's founding, 1792, as well as 2017. The mint...
The coin, commemorating the 225th anniversary of the Mint’s production, will be released in April.
This marks a first in the U.S. Mint's 225-year history.
A U.S. Mint official said, "We boldly look to the future by casting Liberty in a new light, as an African-American woman." [ more › ]
The 24-karat gold coin will be available in April.
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