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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 USPS Stamps

Richard Allen The 39th stamp in the Black Heritage series commemorates preacher, activist, and civic leader Richard Allen (1760-1831), an inspiring figure whose life and work resonate profoundly in American history. This stamp coincides with the 200th anniversary of Allen’s founding of … Continue reading

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John H. Johnson to be Honored with ‘Black Heritage\’ US Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service is unveiling a commemorative Black Heritage stamp honoring publishing legend John H. Johnson.Johnson, the founder of Johnson Publishing Company, which publishes Ebony and Jet magazines, is the 35th honoree in the Black Heritage stamp series. Past … Continue reading

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Black Heritage Stamps of USA

In 1978, the U.S. Postal Service created the Black Heritage stamp series as a tribute to outstanding black Americans. Robinson, Micheaux, Du Bois, and Truth share rank with 30 other black honorees who have been commemorated since the first annually … Continue reading

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