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Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: North Star

Speech encouraging "nominally free" African Americans to not give up hope for the abolition of slavery. He urged them to not purchase pro-slavery newspapers and to help themselves overcome the oppression of prejudice. He emphasized that there was a feeling of lethargy and complacency among them that only helped to strengthen the pro-slavery forces.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 484 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1850

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

Keywords: Canada; Colonization; Compromise Committee; Congress; Cuba; Fugitive Slave Bill

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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