Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: John S. Rock
Speaker or author: Rock, John S. (John Sweat), 1825-1866
Newspaper or publication: Liberator
The speaker addressed the assertion that slaves lacked the same courage as white men or Indians or they wouldn't have allowed themselves to be slaves. The speaker asked if white men and Indians hadn't also been enslaved. If so, who can be said to have more courage or less? The speaker addressed several such irrational beliefs that were being offered regarding the essential nature of black Americans.
Description of file(s): PDF 8 page, 2,426 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1858
People: Parker, Theodore