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Subtitle: Broadway Tabernacle.

Title: Colored American - August 19, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

In order to protest the requirement that African Americans occupy a segregated section of the Broadway Tabernacle, the writer asks them to boycott this church until changes ae made. He also suggests that groups of 25 African Americans spread out over several white churches if they feel they must attend instead of all going to one particular church.

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

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: boycott; caste; Church; oppression; prejudice; sanction; tyranny

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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