Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: Our Friends hinder our Improvement.
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)
In an effort to help, the friends of free African Americans are pushing them through an inadequate education and sending them into a prejudiced society unprepared for the challenges that await them there. By assuming that African Americans are not capable of more than this, those who are acting on their behalf, are doing more harm than good, even though their intentions are well meaning.
Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page