Black Leaders Make Their Mark in History

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  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Hattie Mcdaniel
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Ella Fitzgerald
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Charles Chesnutt
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Anna Julia Cooper
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Oscar Micheaux
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps John Johnson
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Barabra Johnson
  • Althea Gibson
  • Shirley Chisholm
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Harriet Tubman
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Martin Luther King
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Benjerman Banneker
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Whitney Moore Young
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Jackie Robinson
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Scott Joplin
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Carter woodson
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Mary Mcleod B
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Sojourner Truth
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Jean Baptiste Pointe Du Sable
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps James Weldon Johnson
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps A Phillip Randolph
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Ida B Wells
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Jan E Matzeliger
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Web Dubois
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Percy Lavon Juilan
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Allison Davis
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Bessie Coleman
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Ernest E Just
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Benjerman o davis
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Madame cj walker
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Malcolm x
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Patricia Roberts Harris
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Roy Wilkins
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Langston Hughes
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Thurgood Marshall
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Paul Robeson
  • 072711 National Black Heritage Stamps Marian Anderson

Charles Chesnutt

The Charles Chesnutt stamp was issued on Jan. 31, 2008, after being designed by Kazuhiko Sano. Chesnutt is recognized today as a major innovator among turn-of-the-century literary realists. In novels such as The Marrow of Tradition and short stories such as those collected in The Conjure Woman, he probed the color line in American life.

(Photo: United States Postal Service)

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