Post It! A New Civil Rights Stamp Collection

Take a look as The Root's editor-in-chief Henry Louis Gates Jr. profiles a selection of black trailblazers featured on a series of new stamps by the U.S. Postal Service. Click on each name for a more detailed biography.

By: Saaret E. Yoseph
Posted: Feb. 17 2009 11:33 AM
 
LOADING GALLERY...
 
Comments
The Root encourages respectful debate and dialogue in our commenting community. To improve the commenting experience for all our readers we will be experimenting with some new formats over the next few weeks. During this transition period the comments section will be unavailable to users.

We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your continued support of The Root.

While we are experimenting, please feel free to leave feedback below about your past experiences commenting at The Root.