USPS dedicates ‘beautiful and powerful’ Toni Morrison stamp at Princeton

March 7, 2023

Family, friends, fans and stamp collectors gathered at Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall on March 7 to pay tribute to Morrison and to celebrate the first day of issue for the Toni Morrison Commemorative Forever stamp.

The stamp dedication ceremony — available for viewing in its entirety on YouTube — included numerous remembrances of Morrison’s life and legacy, including a video message from Oprah Winfrey and a letter from former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, Class of 1985, that was presented to Morrison’s family.

Read more about the celebration on the University homepage.