Anti-slavery activist Harriet Tubman to appear on US banknote

An activist born into slavery, will replace a former US president and slave owner, on the new US $20 bill.

Harriet Tubman will become the first African American to appear on a US banknote.

Born in the 1820s, she helped free more than 70 slaves through the Underground Railroad network.

Al Jazeera’s Rob Reynolds looks at the life of this extraordinary woman.

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