Dr. Maya Angelou (Photo: Google Images)
Dr. Maya Angelou (Photo: Google Images)
Dr. Maya Angelou
(Photo: Google Images)

BlackNews.com is reporting that the U.S Postal Service will honor the late Dr. Maya Angelou with a Forever Stamp.

The U.S Postal Service announced the tribute to the late poet/activist Monday, though the appearance and release date of the stamp has not yet been announced.

The U.S Postal Service honors nearly 20 individuals yearly.

Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan stated:

“Maya Angelou inspired our nation through a life of advocacy and through her many contributions to the written and spoken word. Her wide-ranging achievements as a playwright, poet, memoirist, educator, and advocate for justice and equality enhanced our culture.”

Read more at BlackNews.com.

This post was written by Reginald Calhoun, editorial assistant for The Burton Wire. He is a junior Mass Media Arts major at Clark Atlanta University. Follow him on Twitter @IRMarsean.

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