East St. Louis jazz legend Miles Davis is the newest face of the U.S. Postal Service. Yesterday stamps were released featuring him playing the trumpet. In a collaboration with La Poste of France, stamps of French crooner Edith Piaf are also available.
Alvin Parks, mayor of East St. Louis, attended a celebration held at City Hall yesterday and called Davis, who died in 1991, “a true ambassador for the city.” Read more »