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The First African American Man to Appear on US Postage Stamps

There are many African Americans whose contributions have helped shape America and the world. Black leaders, inventors, educators, scientists, entrepreneurs, entertainers, athletes, and others who have been emblazoned on USPS stamps. The first African American man to appear on a … Continue reading

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Benjamin Banneker US Postage Stamp 1980

  On February 15, 1980 Benjamin Banneker, a self-taught astronomer and mathematician and publisher of Farmers Almanacs in the 1790’s was honored on a 15 cent US Postage Stamp. I want to also note that he was one of three … Continue reading

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