Introduced by Congresswoman Nikema Williams, the legislation calls for the post office located at 3900 Crown Road SW to be named the John R. Lewis Post Office Building.
The post office had signs for "White" and "Colored" entrances. Residents want it open.
Kenneth Ramsuer, Glenn Grays' lawyer, said the confrontation shook Grays to his core and he's been unable to return to work.
Nine GOP lawmakers voted against naming a post office after Maya Angelou. These bills usually get unanimous support.
To great fanfare, the U.S. Postal Service unveiled a new limited edition “Forever” stamp to honor the late poet, author, and civil rights activist Maya Angelou on Tuesday. Luminaries such as First Lady Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, and others attended the unveiling ceremony. Problem is, the stamp apparently features a quote from another author and poet. Joan […]
Noting the increasing rise in electronic bill payment and communications, the U.S. Postal Service is continuing with plans to end next-day services and sought approval to eliminate 28,000 jobs, Reuters reports. Still, the nation’s second largest employer is rolling out commemorative stamps for the nostalgic and collectors including a new Kwanzaa stamp, and a series […]
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