The U.S. Postal Service's 44th Black Heritage stamp is now available, just in time for Black History Month.
The stamp recognizes prolific playwright August Wilson. Wilson has been called a trailblazer for bringing African American drama to American theater.
Wilson's most well-known play, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, was adapted into a film. The movie was released on Netflix in Dec 2020.
The August Wilson stamp is being issued as a forever stamp in panes of 20. It is being talked about on social media under the hashtags #AugustWilsonForever and #BlackHeritageStamps.
Tim O'Brien and Ethel Kessler worked together to design the stamp.
U.S. Postal Service honors legendary playwright August Wilson with Black Heritage stamp
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