African Americans on Postage Stamps

Ernest E. Just


32-cent Ernest E. Just stamp
The Ernest E. Just stamp was issued February 1, 1996.

Ernest E. Just is known primarily for his research in marine biology. He pioneered experiments in the fertilization of marine invertebrates and studied the fundamental role of the cell surface in the development of organisms. In 1915 he was the first recipient of the Spingarn Medal awarded by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

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