Back to Top
Top Nav content Site Footer
University Home

Archive Research Center

Black Abolitionist Archive

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - August 27, 1859

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer tells his readers that prejudice is not based on the hatred of skin color but on the love of money. In the south, the black man is made a slave; in the north he is made a servant. In both cases, the color of a man's skin is simply an indication of someone who can be used to make money.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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

Keywords: Baltimore; Boston; Bristol; Louisiana; Maryland; New Orleans; New York; Newport; Philadelphia; prejudice; slave trade; Slaveholders' Convention

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

The material featured on this site is subject to copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. The documents may be reproduced free of charge in any format or medium, provided it is reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context. The source of the material, the University of Detroit Mercy Black Abolitionist Archive, must be identified and the copyright status acknowledged.

Back to Top