Whoopi Goldberg Says Historical Black Leaders Should be Added to Dollar Bills, Not Just Coins

Whoopi Goldberg was happy to see Maya Angelou added to the U.S. quarter. But she also wonders why there aren’t any Black people on paper money.

After Maya Angelou’s quarter was recently unveiled, Whoopi spoke about it on The View’s Jan. 11th episode. The actor/comedian took issue with Angelou only being added to a coin rather than a higher currency, The Independent reports.

“And having Maya anywhere is a magnificent thing,” Goldberg noted. “But come on, America! You don’t think this is gonna make folks feel a little bit uncomfortable? We were on a $20 bill and now you have all of these powerful women, and you put them all on quarters? Come on!”

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SOURCE: Black Enterprise, Jeroslyn Johnson

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