Honoring the founder of the AME Church, Richard Allen.

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The postal service is celebrating Black History Month by issuing a forever stamp (WPVI)

The postal service is celebrating Black History Month by issuing a forever stamp honoring the founder of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Richard Allen.

During a ceremony Tuesday at Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in South Philadelphia, Allen was remembered as a preacher, activist and civic leader.

The stamp's arrival coincides with the 200th anniversary of the founding of the AME Church.

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