African Americans on Postage Stamps

To Form a More Perfect Union

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The To Form A More Perfect Union issue was released August 30, 2005.

The Civil Rights Movement can not be boiled down to a single event or attributed to a single person. This stamp issue presents an artistic representation of several pivotal events in the fight for civil rights from the 1948 Executive Order ending segregation in the military to the 1965 Voting Rights Act.

The Black Experience