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Subtitle: The "Colored Man's Journal."

Title: Colored American - March 3, 1838

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer warns his readers about the dubious authorship of a new newspaper called "The Colored Man's Journal." It encourages African Americans to embrace Colonization efforts and immigrate to Africa. This, the writer believes, could not be the writing of an African American. He believes this newspaper to be a sham.

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

Subtitle: Title of This Journal.

Title: Colored American - March 4, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The editor offers an explanation for the name selected for this newspaper. He emphasizes that although the term "American" was one that most white Americans wished to deny the black inhabitants of this country, it applied more to them than to a lot of the white citizens in terms of generational ties to this country. The term "Colored" calls caste into question and gives attention to the social issues regarding race and prejudice that the paper addresses.

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

Subtitle: Creed of the "Journal of Commerce"

Title: Colored American - March 9, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer comments on remarks made by David Hale, publisher of the Journal of Commerce, regarding those who assume positions of authority.

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

Subtitle: The Journal of Education.

Title: Colored American - September 11, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer offers corrections to errors he discovered in an article published in the Journal of Education regarding the Troy Convention.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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