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Title: Weekly Anglo-African - April 27, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer urges his readers to develop a strategy for dealing with the coming war as it unfolds around them. He urges the free African Americans to stand as representatives for the "voiceless" who remain in bondage in the middle of this struggle. He urges them to organize and rally together for the benefit of the slave and the entire race.

Description of file(s): two scanned newspaper pages (three columns)

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

People: bondage; Boston; Central America; Civil War; cotton; England; free states; government; Hayti; military; Minute Men; slave power; Slavery

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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