USPS Previews Maya Angelou Stamp


mayaThe U.S. Postal Service has released an image of the Dr. Maya Angelou Forever Stamp.

The stamp features an oil painting portrait of Angelou by Atlanta-based artist Ross Rossin and contains Angelou’s quote “A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.” Her book, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” garnered wide acclaim for its vivid depiction of African-American life in the South.

The First-Day-of-Issue ceremony for the stamp will take place at the Warner Theater in Washington, DC on April 7th, 2015. The stamp is available for preorder at the USPS online store.

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