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Who was the first black American depicted on a postage stamp?

  • The first coin honoring a black and designed by a black was issued in 1946 featuring his likeness.
  • He is credited for revolutionizing farming in the South.
  • He founded Tuskegee Institute in Alabama
  • A second stamp was issued in 1956 commemorating the hundredth anniversary of his birth.

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