'Father Of Black Aviation' Postal Stamp Unveiled At ICRCM

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- He's known as the Father of Black Aviation, Charles Alfred "Chief" Anderson who was a Tuskegee airmen. On Friday, the International Civil Rights Center and Museum held a special ceremony to honor the prestigious flight instructor of World War II. At the ceremony the U.S. Post Office unveiled a First-Class Mail stamp of Anderson.

The Postal Service said Anderson, inspired, motivated and educated thousands of young people in aviation careers.

Anderson's son, Charles Anderson who lives in Greensboro spoke during the stamp dedication ceremony about what it means to his family.

The stamps is the 15th on in the Postal Service's Distinguished American Series. It cost $0.70 for a stamp. It comes in sets of 20.


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