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Speaker or author: Hood, J. W. (James Walker), 1831-1918

Newspaper or publication: Christian Recorder (1852 - 1856)

The speaker stressed that the ideas of colonization and "exportation" were nonsense. He emphasized that African Americans had four major requests: 1) the allowance to testify in court, 2) the right to serve on a jury, 3) the right to act as counsel for a black defendant, 4) the right to vote.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 404 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1865-09-29

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

Keywords: Civil rights; Colonization; equal rights; expatriation; government; North Carolina; voting rights

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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