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blackwisdom
05-15-2006, 09:30 PM
From Brother Larry Brayboy, President of Minds About Progress:

US POST OFFICE TO DESTROY AFRICAN AMERICAN STAMPS?
Thurgood Marshall, Roy Wilkins, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Patricia Roberts Harris are all on these stamps. Please forward this and buy a book of our stamps ASAP.

The P.O. will DESTROY all remaining African American Heritage stamps at the end of the month instead of following their usual procedure of selling them until they are depleted. Why? Because we're not buying them! However, our postal workers are asking patrons to complain to the Post Master, via a complaint form. Please ask for and complete the form (at the post office). Skip the love, flag, rose or teddy- bear stamps that they offer you automatically, Request African-American stamps every time. If we don't buy them, nobody will. We need to keep the little things that we do get.

Please send this email to all your friends so we can keep them in circulation!

INF
05-15-2006, 09:35 PM
Whaaaaaaat! where did this info come from god? I trust that you are not bullshitting but when did this happen?


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INF
05-15-2006, 09:37 PM
Wait a minute Blackwisdom! I just noticed your sig! last year I asked you if you knew about 42 and you said no and wanted to know(remember). What is this/ What is going on?

PM me please god.


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blackwisdom
05-15-2006, 09:45 PM
I just got this from USPS?

Discontinuing the series?
Destroying the stamps? No way!
Just more of those untrue Internet rumors.

A recent Internet rumor saying the Postal Service is discontinuing the Black Heritage series is another one of those untrue yarns that the Internet is sometimes famous for, as is the rumor that the Postal Service is destroying current Black Heritage series stamps.

The fact is that the Black Heritage stamp series is one of our most popular. We have no plans whatsoever to discontinue it. The Postal Service remains as strongly committed to honoring the historical achievements and contributions of African Americans on stamps as we've always been. And we are proud to offer the latest stamp in the series honoring the great civil rights advocate and Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall.

http://www.usps.com/communications/community/bhstamps.htm (http://www.usps.com/communications/community/bhstamps.htm)

I'm confused cause I got this from my man, he's always on point, let me hit himup.