Bishop Richard Allen’s Stamp Dedication

View the stamp reveal ceremony here. The 39th stamp in the Black Heritage series commemorates preacher, activist, and civic leader Richard Allen (1760-1831), an inspiring figure whose life and work resonate profoundly in American history. This stamp coincides with the 200th anniversary of Allen's founding of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, one…

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1963: Bloodshed and Bombing

AFP/Getty Images By Andrea Price 1963 didn't mark the start of the Civil Rights Movement nor did it mark the end, but the many events that happened this year left a lot of blood on American soil both literally and metaphorically. The 1963 March on Washington is often talked about, but this…

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