Thursday, April 9, 2009

Poor Chuck D.

With America's premier black writer, Richard Wright, now being honored by the U.S. Postal Service, what do you think Chuck D.'s now saying, with most of his heroes appearing on stamps?

Other Black Folks with Their Own Stamps:

Louis Armstrong
Benjamin Banneker
Ida B. Wells (Barnett)
Jim Beckwourth
Mary McLeod Bethune
Eubie Blake
Ralph Bunche
George Washington Carver
Roberto Clemente
Nat King Cole
Bessie Coleman
John Coltrane
Dr. Allison Davis
Jean Baptiste Pointe Du Sable
Frederick Douglass
Charles R. Drew
W.E.B. DuBois
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Duke Ellington
Erroll Garner
W.C. Handy
Coleman Hawkins
Matthew Henson
Bille Holiday
James P. Johnson
James Weldon Johnson
Robert Johnson
Scott Joplin
Percy Lavon Julian
Ernest E. Just
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Joe Louis
Jan E. Matzeliger
Clyde McPhatter
Charles Mingus
Thelonious Monk
Jelly Roll Morton
Jesse Owens
Charlie Parker
Bill Pickett
Salem Poor
'MA' Rainey
A. Philip Randolph
Otis Redding
Jackie Robinson
Jimmy Rushing
Bessie Smith
Henry O. Tanner
Sojourner Truth
Harriet Tubman
Booker T. Washington
Dinah Washington
Ethel Waters
Muddy Waters
Howlin' Wolf
Carter G. Woodson
Whitney Moore Young

Shit, next thing you know, we'll have us a Black President.


Dr. Monkey said...

A black president? No way! ;0)

boukman70 said...

I know. I don't even want to think about it.

nunya said...

ummm, how come I don't recognize any of the names except the entertainers?

Things that make you go hmmmmm.