Wednesday, February 15th, at 6:30 pm
At: POSSIBLE FUTURES BOOKSTORE, 318 Edgewood Ave., New Haven
Special Guest will be U. S. Postal Service, featuring the unveiling of the “Ernest J. Gaines” Stamp, the newest Black Heritage Stamp.
The 46th stamp in the Black Heritage series honors Ernest J. Gaines (1933-2019). Best known for novels “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman” and “A Lesson Before Dying,” Gaines drew from his childhood as the son of sharecroppers on a Louisiana plantation to explore the untold stories of rural African Americans. #BlackHeritageStamps and #ErnestGainesStamp
We will also have the Honorable Clifton Graves sharing Black History Information and celebrating the 114th Anniversary/Founding of the NAACP