United States of America 2009 Anna Julia Cooper

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 11th June 2009
  • one value
  • Designed from portait by Kadir Nelson, overall design by Ethel Kessler
  • Printed by: Ashton Potter (USA) Ltd
  • stamp format height 40mm x width 25mm
  • Perforations: die-cut 10.75 x 10.75
  • Format : Self Adhesive Sheet of 20

Anna Julia Cooper, 1858-1964[edit]

44c ~ portrait of the scholar, historian, black rights activist
Cooper is quoted in every American passport (pages 26 and 27) "The cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or a sect, a party or a class - it is the cause of humankind, the very birthright of humanity"