Tag Archives: stamps

  • The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: Open Letter About the Post Office

    Mar 3, 15 by riversteff 5 Comments

    I never have openly campaigned for the demise of an organization. But my experience as of late has me hoping the U.S. Postal Service goes the way of the Twinkie. Even though its viability has been in question for almost a decade, the post office’s strategy of reduced hours, layoffs and price hikes have kept […]

  • USPS to Honor Maya Angelou With a Forever Stamp

    Feb 24, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *The U.S. Postal Service announced Monday that beloved poet and novelist Maya Angelou will be honored with a Forever Stamp. “Maya Angelou inspired our nation through a life of advocacy and through her many contributions to the written and spoken word,” said Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan. “Her wide-ranging achievements as a playwright, poet, memoirist, […]

  • Russell Simmons to Appear on Postage Stamps in the Name of PETA

    Dec 11, 11 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *Russell Simmons has made history again by becoming the first member of the Hip Hop community to get a postage stamp. On Tuesday, PETA released a series of stamps that feature the 20 most influential vegetarians, including the mogul, a 13-year vegan. Others include Sir Paul McCartney, Ellen DeGeneres, Natalie Portman, Morrissey and historic figures […]

  • USPS: Get Ready for Another Increase in Stamp Prices

    Oct 24, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Stamp prices will rise by one cent – to 45 cents – starting January 22, 2012, the US Postal Service (USPS) announced Tuesday. The proposed first-class stamp – aka the forever stamp – price hike is part of a series of changes that would additionally boost the price of a postcard from 29 cents to […]