- Issac Bailey says honoring Tubman on the $20 bill means confronting America's ugly racial history, which many people want to forget
Issac Bailey has been a journalist in South Carolina for two decades and was most recently the primary columnist for The Sun News in Myrtle Beach. He was a 2014 Harvard University Nieman fellow. Follow him on Twitter: @ijbailey. The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)In life, Harriet Tubman was so tough, so dynamic, she said she would be willing to shoot one of the slaves she was trying to free if that was the only way to get others to safety.