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Title: Weekly Anglo-African - April 14, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer compares the living conditions of the black and white populations in New York City. He also shares a comparison of the way the local press is reporting these conditions and how this reporting is racially biased. He shares with his readers the current status of the Anglo-African publications, and the daily social pressures endured by the editor and staff.

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

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

Keywords: abolitionists; Almshouse; Anglo-African Magazine; anti-slavery; Barracks; Beekman Street; Botany Bay; census; England; Five Points; government; Legislative Committee; mulatto; New York; newspaper; North; politics; population; press; publication; Radical Abolitionist; reporting; society; South; Sunday Times; tenement houses

People: Brown, John; Douglass, Frederick; Francis, Dr. John W.; Garrison, William Lloyd; Hamilton, Thomas; Minturn, Robert B.; Mitchell, John; Pennington, James W. C.; Ralston, Dr. Samuel

Organization: American Abolitionist Society

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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