Author, Richard Wright Gets His Own Stamp

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The achievements of author and former postal employee Richard Wright are being honored with a first-class postage stamp, the U.S. Postal Service has announced.

The late writer is best known for his works about racism in America, such as “Native Son” and “Black Boy.” He also worked for the Chicago Post Office from 1927-30 as a letter sorter. He died in 1960 at the age of 52.

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