2023 In Review – NMAAS

Curated 4 month exhibit for the Mainstreet Community Center where I made a presentation on stamp collecting. Received a grant from the Edwardsville Community Foundation for the exhibit. Coordinated and exhibited in the annual black history event at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (SIUE). Planned, participated, and exhibited at two Juneteenth events. Promoted the hobby of stamp collecting. Encouraged and had photo

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Juneteenth Celebrations

We will be participating in a few events over the next week. Here’s some information about the holiday. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=pfbid01LVp16vsxi82jXXE9adX5zr6siRy9Q2LQ8C7KmRW3ox6VuCRcEUgEXky64eYCEuzl&id=100064726387153&sfnsn=mo&mibextid=RUbZ1f

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Special Events – Exhibits – Pop-Ups

We are excited about our partnership with Cultural Charisma. We have set up pop-up exhibits inside their shop at 517 E. Vandalia, Edwardsville, IL and have sparked engaging conversations about stamp collecting. We have been set up every Saturday since March and will be participating through August 2022 and possibly longer from 10:00-2:00. We appreciate our dedicated space on the

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Partnerships and Resources

Thank you for visiting our page. Obviously you appreciate stamps and more specifically, African Americans on Stamps. After browsing our page please take the time to visit: ESPER – Ebony Society of Philatelic Events and Reflections African Americans in the Postal Service and Philately American Topical Association

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Upward Bound Students | STEM

We had an opportunity to share stamp collecting with a group of Upward Bound students. They were engaged, asked great questions and expressed appreciation for exposure. The focus was STEM but we included Arts so full STEAM ahead. Took picture with winners of prize for completing word puzzle first. Fun fact: They have never had to lick a stamp

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Monopoly | Black History Ties| Stamps

There are black history ties in the Monopoly game. There is also a stamp commemorating it. Reflections magazine by the ESPER – Honoring the African Diaspora and African Americans on Stamps highlights it.Read the entire compelling article at www.the atlantic.com/ideas/ archive/2021/02/racism-your-monopoly-board/618098/ U.S. #3185o 32¢ The Game of Monopoly Celebrate the Century – 1930s Issue Date: September 10, 1998 City: Cleveland,

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Jackie Robinson | 42 | Montreal | Dodgers

Jackie Robinson broke the Major League Baseball color barrier in 1947, had a 10-year all-star career, became the first African-American inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, and had his number 42 retired by Major League Baseball in 1997. More important than his accomplishments in baseball are his contributions to racial equality in the United States, of which his many

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