MIAMI – As the state celebrates Black Background Thirty day period, the U.S. Postal Services is coming out with a sequence of stamps honoring 10 folks who assisted with the Underground Railroad, the key community that assisted enslaved individuals escape to liberty.
“The Underground Railroad began as a loosely structured top secret community of courageous and imaginative flexibility seekers, and the courageous operatives who assisted them. Over time the community coalesced into a properly-structured technique as it responded to the increasing figures of liberty seekers and a corresponding increase in tries to thwart escapes,” according to USPS.
Amid those people honored are abolitionists Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass.
The Without end stamps will be on sale future month at the U.S. Postal Service’s web-site and at your community submit office.
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