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US postage stamps will feature Negro Leagues

Jan 5, 2010

Upcoming US postage stamps will feature Negro Leagues,

Associated Press - Ap
This undated handout image provided by the U.S. Postal Service shows a 44-cent postage stamps honoring the Negro Leagues Baseball and Rube Foster. In June 2010, stamps will be released honoring Negro Leagues baseball, which operated from 1920 to about 1960, drawing some of the most remarkable athletes ever to play the sport.

Other stamps this year will feature pioneering Black filmmaker Oscar Micheaux, who wrote, directed, produced and distributed more than 40 movies during the first half of the 20th century, as well as Mother Teresa and actress Katharine Hepburn.

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