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Shirley Chisolm Stamp Released January 31, 2014

The Black Heritage stamp series just released the Shirley Chisholm stamp. This stamp is the 37th stamp in the Black Heritage series. It  features a painting of Chisholm by artist Robert Shetterly. This engaging portrait is taken from a series … Continue reading

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Do You Know Who Was The First African American to Appear on a US Postage Stamp?

If you guessed that Booker T. Washington was the first African American to appear on a US Postage Stamp you are absolutely right! Actually Booker T. Washington had a lot of “firsts”. I found out just tonight that he was … Continue reading

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Harriet Tubman Was the First African American to be Honored as Part of The Black Heritage Stamp Series

Harriet Tubman was the first African American to be honored as part of the Black Heritage Stamp Series. She is also the first African American Woman to be honored on a U.S postage stamp. Please note that I said the … Continue reading

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