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USPS will Release Forever Stamp on Dorothy Height

Dorothy Height, who devoted her life to fighting for racial and gender equality, will be honored on a new postage stamp, the U.S. Postal Service has announced. Her likeness will be featured on the 40th stamp in the Black Heritage series, … Continue reading

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New US Stamp on Althea Gibson

Althea Gibson, the first Black woman to win Wimbledon and the first to compete at the U.S. Open, will be honored on a postage stamp.  The official ceremony for the stamp will be in August.Even though it’s hardly news when Venus … Continue reading

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USA Displays New Stamp of Black Heritage series

A new but still unreleased postage stamp was on display in west Louisville on 14th Jan.2011  as part of an annual Martin Luther King Day celebration. The stamp commemorating Barbara Jordan was featured in the Oak and Acorn ElderServe center. … Continue reading

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