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Subtitle: What can we do for the poor Slaves?

Title: Colored American - June 24, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer suggests that the free people of color can help the slaves by concentrating on improving their own lives through education, industry, and economy. He believes that fighting prejudice involves presenting an intelligent, hard-working social presence.

Description of file(s): one scanned, one columned, newspaper page

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: Anti-Slavery Society; education; elevation; emancipation; industry; oppression; prejudice; Slavery

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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