Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: What Shall We Do with the Nuisances?
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)
The writer asks how much longer the gambling establishments (known as "money exchanges") will be allowed to continue operation. From what he's discovered, the main customers of these places are African Americans; and gambling this way simply drains their hard earned pay.
Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column