Harvey Milk honored with postage stamp

May 22, 2014 9:30 PM

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The U.S. Postal Service dedicated a stamp to Harvey Milk, one of the nation’s first openly gay elected officials, in a White House ceremony Thursday.

“This stamp reflects our longstanding commitment to civil rights,” said Deputy Postmaster General Ronald Stroman. “Harvey Milk joins other civil rights pioneers who have been honored with stamps including Martin Luther King, Jr. and Caesar Chavez.”

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