Black Abolitionist Archive
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)
The writer tells his readers of the current violence following in the aftermath of the Civil War. Although slavery has been abolished, it has created an atmosphere of hatred in the Southern states as the newly freed slaves stand as a symbol of the defeat of the Confederacy. This is resulting in wholesale murder and mob violence.
Description of file(s): two scanned, two columned, newspaper pages