This Day In Black History: August 16

George Olden’s design to commemorate the centennial of the Emancipation Proclamation, marked the first time an African-American created a U.S. postage stamp.

Source: http://www.blackfacts.com/fact/first-black-artist-to-design-a-u-s-postage-stamp

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