Right-wing Twitter trolls are boiling in a stew of hatred over this 150-year-old American hero
Harriet Tubman statue in Harlem, New York stockelements / Shutterstock.com

The news that abolitionist Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 was met on social media with both celebration and skepticism.

The icon of freedom and courage was chosen to become the first black American to appear on U.S. currency, and the former president was chosen for removal instead of Alexander Hamilton, the former Secretary of the Treasury who appears on the $10 bill.

Twitter conservatives greeted the news with bewilderment and simmering anger.