Subtitle: A Word to the Powers that Be in this State.
Title: Colored American - November 16, 1839
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)
The writer asks that the New York State Legislature amend the state's Consitution to eliminate the restrictions on African American voters.
Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page
Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century
Keywords: citizenship; Civil rights; Constitution; franchisement; government; human rights; legislature; New York; politics; suffrage; Whig
Publication type: editorials; Newspapers