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U.S. Post Office Pays Tribute to AME Founder Richard Allen with Forever Stamp

By Staff


Allen stampThe U.S. Postal Service has kicked off its national observance of Black History Month with the dedication of a Forever stamp honoring preacher, activist, and civic leader Richard Allen for his inspirational life and profound contribution to American history. The ceremony was held at Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, founded by Allen.

The stamp is the 39th in the Postal Service’s Black Heritage stamp series, which began in 1978 with a stamp honoring abolitionist Harriet Tubman.

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