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Subtitle: A Good Example.

Title: Colored American - July 22, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer calls for the repeal of laws restricting African Americans. He emphasizes that people from other countries can settle in the U.S. and be awarded full citizenship rights that are still denied to African Americans. This situation must change, and he calls upon his readers to take action now to help make this change possible.

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

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

Keywords: Charles B. Ray; Civil rights; Constitution; government; law; liberty; Ohio; oppression; Reform Convention; restrictions; State Legislature; suffrage; taxes; vote

People: Ray, Charles B. (Charles Bennett), 1807-1886

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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