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Title: Robert Purvis

Speaker or author: Purvis, Robert, 1810-1898

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech denouncing governmental bias towards prejudical action in the U.S., the colonization of Africa, and the overall injustices that continue to be suffred by African Americans. The speaker emphasized the Dred Scott decision and the establishment of the Fugitive Slave Law.

Description of file(s): PDF 14 page, 3,959 word document (text and images)

Title: Sarah Parker Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Sarah Parker, 1826-1887?

Newspaper or publication: Derbyshire Courier

Overview of a speech delivered before an English audience regarding the plight of the slave in America, a country founded on freedom. The speaker offered anecdotes from her own life and the lives of slaves to demonstrate the cruelty and inhumanity of slavery. She asked for the support of the English people in the fight for universal emancipation.

Description of file(s): PDF 9 page, 2,329 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: Changes.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - August 31, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The writer points out that he believes the main difference between the races is the way they each handle life's difficulties. He tells his readers that while one class of people sees difficulty as something to triumph over, the other sees it as an insurmountable problem. He offers a couple of examples to prove his point.

Description of file(s): two scanned, two columned, newspaper pages

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