Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: Our Friends discourage us.
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)
The writer expresses his belief that by paying African Americans half the amount that a white worker is paid, those who provide these jobs in an effort to help are doing more harm than good. The writer urges employers to provide equal pay for equal work regardless of race.
Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page