The new 2023 USPS stamps are proof America’s already great

The U.S. Postal Service announced more than 80 new stamps on Monday that are coming to an envelope near you in 2023, and they’re pure Americana.

A slew of late, great Americans are being honored with stamps, including Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, authors Toni Morrison and Ernest J. Gaines, and Standing Bear, a Ponca chief who helped secure Native Americans rights after a judge ruled in his case that Native Americans were people under U.S. law.

Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein is getting five stamps showing his work “Standing Explosion (Red)” (1965), “Modern Painting I” (1966), “Still Life with Crystal Bowl” (1972), “Still Life with Goldfish” (1972), and “Portrait of a Woman” (1979).

There’s a stamp celebrating women’s soccer in the U.S. by Noah MacMillan and a school bus stamp by Steve Wolf sets a 21st century yellow school bus in front of an old-school school house. The Railroad Stations collection shows train depots from across the country designed by Los Angeles-based creative agency Down the Street Designs.


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