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Subtitle: The Last Gun from the Satanic Press.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - April 14, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer compares the living conditions of the black and white populations in New York City. He also shares a comparison of the way the local press is reporting these conditions and how this reporting is racially biased. He shares with his readers the current status of the Anglo-African publications, and the daily social pressures endured by the editor and staff.

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

Subtitle: The Weekly Anglo-African.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - December 15, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer encourages current subscribers to continue their subscriptions, and new readers to subscribe. He emphasizes the value of the newspaper; and adds that those who "send us three yearly subscriptions" will receive a bound copy of the Anglo-African Magazine..."

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

Subtitle: Our Enterprise.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - June 9, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

The editor responds to an article published in another newspaper regarding African American publications such as the Anglo-African Magazine. He discusses the overall racial oppression in the U.S. that makes this type of publication difficult but at the same time extremely important.

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

Subtitle: What shall be done with the Freedmen?

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - November 30, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer discusses options for accepting newly freed slaves into the social structure. He uses the West Indies after emancipation as an example. He notes that in many ways poor white people in the slave states are "lower than the slaves; they are slaves without masters." He wonders here if the government, in an effort to raise the status of these poor white citizens, will indirectly raise the status of the slaves once they are free.

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

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