John H. Johnson Recognized With Black Heritage Stamp

Publisher John H. Johnson Recognized with Black Heritage Stamp

(Image: File)
(Image: File)

Iconic publisher and founder of Ebony and Jet magazines John H. Johnson will be honored with the 35th stamp in the Black Heritage series.

Issued by the U.S. Postal Service, the stamp features a color photo of Johnson taken by photographer David McCann. It will be available Tuesday and is being issued as a Forever stamp.

Previous honorees include Congresswoman Barbara Jordan, Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, singer Ella Fitzgerald, poet Langston Hughes and baseball player Jackie Robinson.

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