New postage stamp honors New Haven-born Constance Baker Motley

Constance Baker Motley was the first African American woman to argue a case before the U.S. Supreme Court.

News 12 Staff

Feb 15, 2024, 12:16 PM

Updated 68 days ago

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A new postage stamp was just unveiled to honor New Haven-born Constance Baker Motley.
The stamp was unveiled at the African American Museum of Nassau County in Hempstead, New York.
This is the 47th Black heritage postage stamp
She was the first African American woman to argue a case before the U.S. Supreme Court.
The museum welcomed students to help with the festivities.


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