Celebrate Your Heritage This book is a guide to educate and inform schoolteachers, students, families and community organizations about African American honored on philatelic materials (stamps, first day covers and post cards). Celebrate Your Heritage features prominent African Americans renowned as abolitionists, inventors, educators, scientists, entrepreneurs, entertainers, government officials, musicians, writers and athletes who have made significant contributions to America's history. This book is also a valuable guide for collectors of African American philatelic materials. The appendix lists over 160 stamps and post cards by name, denomination and scott number. Scott numbers are assigned to stamps and post cards as a way of identifying and locating philatelic materials when a collector visits a stamp show or stamp shop. When You Know Your Heritage. You Know How Great You Are.