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Maya Angelou Honored with Forever Stamp

The beloved author, actress and poet will always be remembered

On Monday,¬†Feb. 23, the U.S. Postal Service announced that the beloved¬†actress and poet Maya Angelou…

By Cristie Leondis

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The First 5 African-Americans to be Featured on U.S. Stamps

Many wonder who were the first group of African-Americans to get their own stamp.

It’s no secret that African-Americans have contributed to the development of the United States; more…

By Jonathan Hailey

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PHOTO GALLERY: African Americans in Philatelic History

Despite rumors, the popular Black Heritage stamp series is here to stay. Filmmaker Oscar Micheaux is the latest addition.

Since 1978, with the introduction of the Harriet Tubman stamp, the USPS has been honoring…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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