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Speaker or author: Still, William, 1821-1902.

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

The speaker stresses that the slave and the free people of color must help themselves to create a better condition for their lives. He emphasizes working towards moral, social, and political integrity in order to ensure success. The speaker believes that hard work, education, and morality are key to achieving the desired results for elevating the race.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 396 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1860

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

Keywords: Africa; Civil rights; Dred Scott; moral; Pennsylvania; political; prejudice; social condition

People: Banneker, Benjamin; Scott, Dred

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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