Gwen Ifill Memorialized with USPS Forever Stamp

Nicole Rojas
Oct 23, 2019 - 4:58
Gwen Ifill 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 cultural...

Login to continue reading.
Dont Have an account? join now
Lost your password? Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a new password via email.

Leave a Reply

Become a member and join TheNorthStar

Join Over 25, 000 members from all 50 states and 100+ countries to
help build and sustain the most courageous Community of liberation
journalism in the world.

More From The North Star

March on Washington 2020 Live...

March on Washington 2020 Live Blog: Thousands Gather in D.C. to End Police Brutality...Read More

Maria Perez, Nicole Rojas & Micah Schaffer

The Leader of the Proud Boys...

The Leader of the Proud Boys has been a Police Informant for the Past Decade...Read More

Shaun King

New Definitions: Redefining...

New Definitions: Redefining America Through Verse | Volume Three [Defining Insurrection]...Read More

Donney Rose

See more articles from Nicole Rojas

Follow Nicole Rojas to see more of their article on TheNorth