Thursday, February 14, 2008

Museum spotlights Black Heritage stamp honoring novelist Charles Waddell Chesnutt

Delray Beach - It's Black History Month and to celebrate, the Spady Cultural and Heritage Museum will honor the 2008 Black Heritage stamp — the 31st featuring African-American figures in American history.

On the stamp is novelist and folklorist Charles Waddell Chesnutt, who is considered the first black writer to earn national acclaim.

The museum is wrapping up a four-month exhibit of a private collection of African-American stamps and coins. . . .

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