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Speaker or author: Allen, William G., fl. 1849-1853

Newspaper or publication: Leeds Times

The speaker offered his views on the ways in which the African race had distinguished itself over countless generations as a race focused on morality and love of mankind. He denounced plans regarding the colonization of Siberia with nominally free black citizens, and emphasized the love of America that was pervasive among the African American people. (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,590 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1853

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

Keywords: Africa; Anglo-Saxon; audio; Canada; Christianity; Colonization; Egypt; emancipation; fugitive; justice; morality; prejudice; race; Rome; Siberia; Siberian Colonization Society

Organization: Leeds Anti-Slavery Society

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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