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Subtitle: Should Black Men be Prejudice Against White Men?

Title: Anglo-African - August 26, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

The writer tells his readers that while the white portion of the population is prejudiced against the black portion, the black portion feels no prejudice against the white. He emphasizes that what African Americans feel towards their white counterparts is actually a lack of trust and not prejudice.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Hon. Horace Greeley and A. O. P. Nicholson on the Black Man Again.

Title: Anglo-African - September 9, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

The writer responds to a lengthy article published in the Tribune newspaper containing a discussion of the physical, intellectual, and emotional condition of African Americans. The writer expresses his frustration with the continuous fascination white citizens seem to have with categorizing and explaining African American behavior now that the slaves are free.

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

Subtitle: To the Black Republicans of America.

Title: Black Republican - April 15, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Black Republican (1865)

The editor sends an open note to his readers asking for their support by subscribing to the newspaper.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The Editor's Address. The Black Republican.

Title: Black Republican - April 15, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Black Republican (1865)

The editor welcomes his readers to the first issue of the newspaper. He briefly explains the goals, benefits and mission of the paper.

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

Subtitle: Remember, Black Men.

Title: Impartial Citizen - June 12, 1850

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Impartial Citizen (1849 - 1851)

The writer explains to his readers a law currently before the Senate saying that if a free born African American is accused of being an escaped slave, he must prove his freeborn status in the state of his accuser, not the state of his birth.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Attitude of Black Men.

Title: Impartial Citizen - November 28, 1849

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Impartial Citizen (1849 - 1851)

The writer offers examples to indicate his belief that African Americans are contributing to their own degradation.

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

Subtitle: The Black Alliance of the Kent Advertiser.

Title: Provincial Freeman - December 1, 1855

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The editor takes a stand in an ongoing battle for readership among local newspapers.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The Black Swan.

Title: Provincial Freeman - November 18, 1854

Speaker or author: S.

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer gives a critique of a review published in the Providence Journal of the type of songs singer Elizabeth Greenfield, the Black Swan, is performing.

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

Subtitle: White Slaves and Black Slaves.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - December 24, 1859

Speaker or author: editor

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

John Brown's action at Harper's Ferry has drawn the nation's attention to Virginia, and slavery as a political issue is now in sharp focus. This one event has polarized the country over the question of continuing the institution of slavery.

Subtitle: The London Times and The Black Man.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - February 18, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

Critique of the London Times newspaper and its treatment of the social issues stirring the U.S. The writer pays special attention to how the Times presents the issue of slavery.

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

Subtitle: Mr. Horace Greeley's Dislikes.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - March 19, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer offers commentary on Horace Greeley's recent editorial in the New York Tribune in which he expresses his hatred for people of African descent. The writer points out that if Mr. Greeley feels this way then he must also hate all the progress the country has made. Without the help of those he has come to hate, this would not have been possible.

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

Subtitle: Concert of the Black Swan.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - March 2, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

Brief review of a recent concert given by Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield, the "Black Swan."

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Mr. Jefferson Davis and the Black Man.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - September 10, 1859

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer comments on a recent speech regarding slavery given by Jefferson Davis.

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

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