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Tribute Page for Dr. Warachal E. Faison

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Celebrated on May 5th

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Celebrating the 75th Anniversary 

Breaking the color barrier   

Springfield-Decatur Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc

View this video as Ward 5 Alderwoman

Lakeisha tells of it’s importance. 

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Harriet Tubman Bicentennial

 This exhibit was located at the Cook Street Post Office, in Springfield, Ill

Black History and Women History Month Exhibit

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The National Postal Museum presents a blockbuster exhibition exploring America's national pastime.

Tribute to Jerry Pinkney 

 Edmonia Lewis Stamp Dedication Ceremony 

February 9, 2022

 East Greenbush, NY.

We have had the specific opportunity of collaborating with him on the upcoming exhibition “Tenacity & Resilience: The Art of Jerry Pinkney” for which he selected the title. Opening on February 6, 2022. This show will survey Pinkney’s entire career from 1979 to the present and aim to honor his lasting legacy in the field of American art.

Jerry Pinkney Exhibit at Montclair Art Museum 

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 (December 22, 1939 - October 20, 2021)

Jerry Pinkney, artist, children books and stamp  illustrator of the first stamps in the Black Heritage Series

"The Lion of Anacostia"

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Exhibit by Don Neal


Our Founder, Dr. Esper G. Hayes, 

2021 Rowland Hill Award winner

at Southeastern Stamp Expo 2022

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Special Title IX  page 

Dr. Esper G. Hayes,

ESPER's Founder

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Stamps Being Issue

May 2022

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August 25-28, 2022
LOCATION: Sacramento, CA

(You can book hotel now)

Numismatics Collector in ESPER

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Negro Leagues Centennial Coin

Pre Orders became available Jan. 6

Photos from

Southeastern Stamp Expo 2022

Chatty Awards Winners

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 Congratulation to ESPER member Dr. Cheryl Ganz for winning in two categories.   

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By National Postal Museum and the Smithsonian American Art Museum

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 Youth and Teachers  Stamp Page

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U.S. Postal Service and We Are Teachers are

proud to announce The USPS Pen Pal Project,

a new, free educational program for grade 3-5 students.

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African-American stamps issued in 2022

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Part of Women's Rowing stamp

Will be issued on May 13, in Philadelphia, Pa.

Ceremony was on 

January 26, 2022


Smithsonian America Art Museum

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Title IX stamps

Will be issued on March 3,

in Washington, D.C.

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Black History Month

Canada's First Lady of Jazz  Eleanor Collins

Issued January 21, 2022

Cancellation: Vancouver BC

Based on photo by Franz Lindner,

 Illustrator: David Belliveau, 

Eleanor Collins Sheet of Stamps

Eleanor Collins First Day Cover

Eleanor Collins beside her stamp

at stamp ceremony 

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Canada's First Lady of Jazz  Eleanor Collins 

Canada’s First Lady of the Blues Salome Bey

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African-American stamps issued in 2021

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Ceremony was on 

January 28, 2021

Location: Pittsburgh, Pa. 

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Tap Dance ceremony was on 

July 10, 2021

Location: New York, New York 

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Order your free quarterly

USA Philatelic Catalog

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Our April 2022 Second Quarter 

 issue is ready for viewing in the

Members Only Section. 

Ebony Society of Philatelic Events and Reflections

The Ebony Society of Philatelic Events and Reflections (ESPER) is an international stamp society dedicated to promoting the collecting of stamps and philatelic material depicting people and events related to the African diaspora and to encouraging and supporting the interest and participation of Black people in all aspects of philately. It is ESPER's sincere hope that visiting our website not only will enhance your knowledge of stamp collecting and Black heritage, but also will create a desire to start or revive your own collection of stamps or other philatelic material. 

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