African Americans on Postage Stamps

Heritage: Kwanzaa

32-cent Kwanzaa stamp
The Kwanzaa stamp was first issued October 22, 1997.

Kwanzaa is an African-American holiday symbolizing the need for a harmonious and principled togetherness in the family, the neighborhood, the nation, and the world. The seven guiding principles that Kwanzaa celebrates are unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity, and faith.

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