Dorothy Height To Be Honored on 2017 U.S. Postage Stamp
Truth—we may have to dial back the Public Enemy lyrics from "Fight The Power": "Most of my heroes don’t appear on no stamps."
Because, frankly, since the Black Heritage Stamps series started, most of my heroes do, in fact, appear on stamps. From Malcolm X and Ida B. Wells to Harriet Tubman and Benjamin Banneker, the series gives me some small semblance of joy ...
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