Angela Summers, 45, was delivering mail in an Indianapolis neighborhood when she was fatally shot Monday, authorities said.
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“I actually think I’m going to get the virus, it’s just a matter of time,” said one letter carrier.
The union represents about 220,000 workers and retirees across the country, and also backed Sanders in 2016 for president.
Other postal workers have been accused of stashing large quantities of mail in the past.
Americans began taking to the road during the 1940s and '50s, for both business and pleasure. African-Americans were as eager as all other Americans to see the United States via automobile. Car travel for African-Americans, however, was fraught with difficulties because of racial segregation.
Traveling the same route day-in and day-out, postal workers get to know the neighborhoods quite well. And it's that knowledge, as well as keen eyes, quick-thinking and a commitment to serve that seems to turn so many of them into everyday heroes.