1979 15¢ Martin Luther King, Jr.
Black Heritage Series
Issue Date: January 13, 1979
City: Atlanta, Georgia
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Photogravure
This stamp honors the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr., Nobel Prize winner and champion of non-violence. A Baptist minister, King sought equality for all Americans and fought for peaceful solutions to racial issues. He was assassinated in 1968.