U.S. Postal Service

The Rosa Parks postage stamp

The Rosa Parks postage stamp, released by the U.S. Postal Service on February 4, 2013. The date was the 100th anniversary of Rosa Parks' birth in Tuskegee, Alabama on February 4, 1913.

Artwork for the stamp is by Thomas Blackshear II, who did an original gouache painting on illustration board for the stamp. Art director for the USPS was Derry Noyes.


See our biography of Rosa Parks