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While we wait for American abolitionist Harriet Tubman to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, the U.S. Mint has begun shipping quarters featuring legendary poet Maya Angelou.

According to Politico.com, the new U.S. quarters are part of an effort to increase representation of Black Americans on U.S. currency.

Angelou, who died in 2014, is best known for her autobiographies and poetry, including "I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings," about her teenage experiences.

Angelou recited her poem "On the Pulse of Morning" at the first inauguration of Bill Clinton, making her the first Black poet to perform a poem at a presidential inauguration.

Politico claims The Trump administration halted the efforts to place Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill. Former President Donald Trump reportedly called the efforts to replace Jackson "pure political correctness".

Shortly after Joe Biden's inauguration in January 2021, press secretary Jen Psaki said the administration would speed up the process of putting Tubman's likeness on the $20 bill.

All day yesterday I received angry emails from my loyal readers wanting me to put a certain site on blast for reportedly disrespecting one of our most respected and loved poets - Maya Angelou. Allegedly, this site referred to Ms. Angelou in a post titled "H* sit down."

First of all, I warned you guys about that site last year. At the time I told you that, unlike FUBU, that site is not by us or for us.

Yet you continually supported that site even when it referred to us as b*tches and h*s. Apparently it was ok for them to continually degrade our sistas and ridicule our culture, so why is it a problem now? Hmmm?

Personally I don't visit sites that degrade black women. When they call one of us a b*tch or a h*, they are referring to all of us. Respect yourself first if you want others to respect you.