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Subtitle: Blacks and Whites.

Title: Impartial Citizen - April 11, 1849

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Impartial Citizen (1849 - 1851)

The writer discusses the idea of prejudice based on skin color. He compares distinctions of caste made in other countries with the injustice in this country based on race. He notes that in some churches they are told "you'll be white in Heaven." But if being white on earth is comparable to being white in Heaven, he wants no part of it. He urges his readers to be true to themselves and live virtuous lives.

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

Subtitle: Arming the Blacks.

Title: Pacific Appeal - August 16, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)

While there's still some opposition in the government to the current policy of emancipating slaves and incorporating them in the Union ranks to fight the rebel soldiers, this practice seems to be working.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: An Act to Regulate Blacks and Mulattos.

Title: Palladium of Liberty - February 14, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The writer comments on the state regulations placed on African Americans and those of mixed race.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Arming the Slaves.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - March 23, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer comments on the current fear of arming the slaves as the country approaches war.

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

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