Gwen Ifill Memorialized with USPS Forever Stamp

Nicole Rojas
Oct 23, 2019 - 4:58
Gwen Ifill Memorialized with USPS Forever Stamp

The US Postal Service will honor the late PBS journalist Gwen Ifill in a new batch of Forever stamps set to be released in 2020. Ifill, who worked in print and broadcast, died at the age of 61 in 2016 following a lengthy battle with cancer. Ifill will be honored on the 43rd stamp in the Black Heritage series, the Postal Service said. The stamp, which was designed by art director Derry Noyes, will feature a 2008 photograph of Ifil taken by photographer Robert Severi. The Black Heritage series has also celebrated the life of civil rights activist Dorothy Height, entertainer Lena Horne, and the “father of Black history” Carter G. Woodson. The Postal Service’s special stamps have been honoring people, events, and...

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