Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: Howls of the Servile Press.
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)
The writer calls attention to the way current topics such as fugitive slaves, John Brown's raid, and what he calls the "Negro question" are handled by the major newspapers throughout the country. The reporting by what he calls the "servile press" is having a strong impact on readers' opinions of the current unsettled political atmosphere in the U. S.
Description of file(s): one scanned, three columned, newspaper page
People: Brown, John