US Postal Service Issues Rosa Parks Stamp to Commemorate Her 100th Birthday

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US Postal Service Issues Rosa Parks Stamp to Commemorate Her 100th Birthday

ROSA PARKS STAMP:  The U.S. Postal Service has issued a special Rosa Parks stamp, commemorating the civil rights icon’s 100th birthday. Rosa Parks was born Feb. 4, 1913, in Tuskegee. The stamp went on sale Monday and is one of several events scheduled to honor Rosa Parks, who was arrested in 1955 for refusing to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Ala., bus to a white man.

 

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 US Postal Service Issues Rosa Parks Stamp to Commemorate Her 100th Birthday
Janet Shan is a freelance journalist and managing editor of the Hinterland Gazette, who is working on her first novel, a mystery based in the hills on Montego Bay.