painting of A. Philip Randolph
A. Philip Randolph stamp art, 1989

Illustrator: Thomas Blackshear

A. Philip Randolph was a prominent labor leader and civil rights advocate who helped organize the famous 1963 March on Washington. Ahead of his time, Randolph become a labor leader when labor unions openly espoused anti-black policies and a national civil rights movement barely existed.

Courtesy United States Postal Service, Postmaster General's Collection