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Speaker or author: Crummell, Alexander, 1819-1898

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- New York Public Library -- Schomburg Collection

Lengthy speech justifying the idea of colonization based on evangelization of Africa. The speaker believed that this was the divine duty of the Negro race since Africa was their spiritual home. The speaker presented a history of Africa and slavery to provide a basis for his reasoning.

Description of file(s): PDF 38 page, 11,220 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1852-04-21

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

Keywords: Africa; Africa; Bolivia; British West Indies; Christianity slave trade; Colonization; Cuba; education; Egypt; England; Ethiopia; Europe; evangelization; France; Germany; government; Guatemala; Hayti; Jamaica; Ladies' Negro Education Society; Liberia; Mexico; Peru; Toussaint L'Ouverture

People: L'Ouverture, Toussaint

Organization: Ladies' Negro Education Society

Publication type: Speeches; Text

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