First-Day-of-Issue dedication ceremony for the Celebrating African American History and Culture Forever stamp. This stamp will be on sale at the ceremony and available nationwide on Friday, Oct. 13.
Ronald A. Stroman, Deputy Postmaster General and Chief Government Relations Officer, U.S. Postal Service
Lonnie Bunch, Founding Director, National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution
Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 8:30 a.m.
National Museum of African American History and Culture
(Note: Enter the museum through the 14th Street and Madison Drive entrance.)The U.S. Postal Service will post a video of the event at facebook.com/USPS. Share the news on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtags #NMAAHC and #APeoplesJourney.
Black history is inseparable from American history, and the black experience represents a profound and unique strand of the American story. This stamp issuance recognizes the richness of that experience by celebrating the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC.
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