I want George Floyd on the $20 bill

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I want George Floyd on the $20 bill by Gertie Angel

Editors’ Note:
I want Toni Morrison on the $20 bill.
I want Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on the $20 bill.
I want Breonna Taylor on the $20 bill.
I want Angela Davis on the $20 bill.
I want Jacob Blake on the $20 bill.
I want bell hooks on the $20 bill.
I want Chadwick Boseman on the $20 bill.
I want John Lewis on the $20 bill.
I want Shirley Chisholm on the $20 bill.
I want Serena Williams on the $20 bill.
I want Marsha P. Johnson on the $20 bill.
I want Claudia Rankine on the $20 bill.
I want AOC on the $20 bill.
I want Tarana Burke on the $20 bill.
I want Patrisse Cullors, Opal Tometi, and Alicia Garza on the $20 bill.
Gertie Angel
Gertie Angel is a seventh grader at SAR Academy in Riverdale, New York. She participates on her school's debate team. In her free time, she enjoys reading, horseback riding, and competitive wrestling.