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Raven-Symoné Suggests Rosa Parks, Instead Of Harriet Tubman, Should Be On The $20 Bill

05/15/2015 05:04 pm ET | Updated May 19, 2015

Raven-Symoné has joined the growing list of people condemning the proposed idea of Harriet Tubman potentially replacing President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.

During Wednesday’s episode of “The View,” the 29-year-old, who served as a guest co-host, disagreed with having the iconic freedom fighter as the first woman placed on an American bill.

"No offense to everyone who’s going to be mad at me for saying this, I don't like that idea. I think we need to move a little bit forward,” she said.

“Let me just preface that I understand the history, I get it, trust me, I was taught, I'm in that culture. But there was also Wilma Mankiller, there's also Rosa Parks, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Harriet Tubman."

Raven continued her statement by explaining why she would have chosen "someone closer to the progression that we're doing now." She suggested Rosa Parks.

"I know you have to understand history so that you don't repeat it, but that doesn't really happen in our world, because we still repeat history of hating other cultures over and over again," she said. "So I would choose a different one, no offense."

Check out Raven-Symoné’s appearance on “The View” in the clip above.

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